Date Taken: 01/02/2014 Photographer:
Jennifer Miller Location: Santa Clara, CA
Orion SkyQuest XT8 PLUS Dobsonian Reflector Telescope
iPhone 5 Notes: I got this picture by holding up my iPhone to the eyepiece (which I believe was a 25mm plossl). I probably should have used a polarizing filter to block out some of that brightness -- you can see at the top, the highlights are blown out.
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This deluxe upgrade of our XT8 Classic telescope boasts a redesigned Dobsonian base, adjustable altitude-axis tension, 2" dual-speed Crayford focuser, and a host of other upgrades and included accessories to enhance your stargazing experience.
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