Date Taken: 07/07/2011 Photographer:
Joe R. Location: Austin, TX
EDGE-11 @ F/2
Canon 5D mkII (full frame) IDAS LPS-V4 filter Processing: Gathered and processed in Images Plus 4.25 Exposure: 24 X 120 sec. @ ISO1600 Other Equipment Used: Orion ST-80 80mm guide scope and Solitaire Auto-guider Notes: Very hot night., first test of the ability of the ST-80 as a guide scope. I very much liked what I have seen.
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The Orion ShortTube 80 is perfect being used as a guide scope with a CCD autoguider. It is a compact scope with optics that deliver bright wide-field images. This product is just the tube assembly with no accessories.
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