Date Taken: 06/28/2012 Photographer:
Aaron C. Location: Wind Wolves Preserve, CA
Orion Sirius 8 EQ-G Reflector
Nikon 1 V1 Processing: Nebulosity 3 Exposure: 20 x 30 sec. @ ISO 3200 Other Equipment Used: Orion Magnificent Mini AutoGuider Package, Orion 2" SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter Notes:
The prime focus camera adapter provided with the telescope and a t-ring purchased from ebay were used to attach the camera.
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For the advanced astrophotographer, the Orion Sirius 8 EQ-G GoTo telescope allows you to capture sharp clear images. Over 42,000 celestial objects can be located wirth pushbutton ease and a built-in ST-4 port makes guided astrophotography easy.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
This 2" Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter is designed for deep sky astrophotography in light polluted skies with a CCD or DSLR camera. It enhances contrast and preserves neutral color balance, eliminating the need for extra color processing.
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