Date Taken: 01/27/2011 Photographer:
Rory G. Location: Huntsville, TX
Orion ShortTube 80 (09948)
Vixen Super Polaris
Canon EOS Rebel XS (1000D) Processing: Stacked in RegiStax 5.1, image processed in GIMP 2.0, noise reduction in NeatImage Exposure: 10x1 sec, 10x5 sec, 10x10 sec, 10x20 sec, 23x60 sec, 17x120 sec Notes: I used this image in a tutorial on High Dynamic Range image processing on my blog at http://eastexastronomy.blogspot.com/2011/03/hdr-image-processing-sword-of-orion.html
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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