Date Taken: 06/28/2009 Photographer:
Orion Staff Location: Peddler Hill, CA
Orion Premium 190mm f/5.3 Mak-Newt Astrograph Telescope
Orion StarShoot Deep Space Monochrome Imaging Camera III Processing: Captured and combined in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop 7 Exposure: 5 x 15 minutes Other Equipment Used: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider, Orion Multiple 5-Filter Wheel for 1.25 inch Filters, 1.25 inch Orion H-Alpha Extra-Narrowband Filter Notes: Captured and combined in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop 7
Astro-images taken through a telescope on a tracking mount provide breathtaking color and detail that you just can't see with your eyes alone. The astro-images on our web site demonstrate the imaging capabilities of the products used and are not intended to represent what you will see when you look through a telescope.
The Orion StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
For producing striking, high-contrast color CCD astrophotography of emission nebulae with a monochrome CCD camera, you should use extra-narrowband filters. The 1.25" Orion Extra-Narrowband Hydrogen-Alpha filter is one of a set of three filters.
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