Date Taken: 01/02/2012 Photographer:
Rob R. Location: Anaheim, CA
Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope with recommended Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors
Two above scopes piggybacked on LX90 8" SCT w/wedge, special enhancements to mount/balancing and DEC Clutch to handle extra weight.
8.3MP Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera Processing: DSS and PS4 Exposure: HSO, Ha 16x10=160m,16x20=Oiii 320m,Sii G Channel Simulated, Total=8.9 hr Other Equipment Used: Meade DSI II, Drift Align DSI/WCS, PHD. Orion 2" Multiple 4-Filter Wheel with Baader Ha/Oiii/Sii filters
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 ED80T CF is perfect for the amateur astrophotographer and visual enthusiast. This 80mm aperture apochromatic refractor provides true to color views and images. It is light weight and portable so you can view and photograph anywhere.
Need more light grasp through you finder scope? The Orion 9x50 Achromatic Finder Scope has a large aperture which lets you see fainter objects than with smaller finders. And with 9x magnification and crosshairs you will find your objects faster.
The Orion 2" Multiple 4-Filter Wheel allows you to switch between up to 4 2" filters for astrophotography. It has T-threads on both sides of the wheel allowing secure attachment. The wheel also helps protect your filters from dust, dew and scratches.
Designed for use with 400mm to 660mm focal length refractor telescopes with focal ratios of f/5 to f/7.5, this Field Flattener lets you enjoy the full potential of your fast refractor telescope for astrophotography. Fully multi-coated optics.
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