Date Taken: 02/14/2013 Photographer:
Yue M. Location: Little Bennett Park, Clarksburg, MD
Orion 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
ST8300M Processing: Deepsky Stacker, FITS Liberator, Photoshop CS6 Exposure: Ha: 20'x10, OIII20'x11 Other Equipment Used: Orion 50mm Mini Guider, Startshoot Autoguider Notes: Ha taken on 02/10/13, and OIII taken on 02/14/2013
The bicolor process I used is described by Steve Cannistra
This compact large-aperture telescope is perfect for wide-field views and deep-sky pursuits. Use the Orion 120mm for astrophotography or add an optional 25mm Plossl telescope eyepiece for amazing views. Add to your favorite mount or tripod.
Convenient & compact Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope features helical fine-focus mechanism to allow for faster, more precise guide star focus. Designed for use with the StarShoot AutoGuider (sold separately) and telescopes up to 1500mm in focal length.
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