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Date Taken: 02/01/2013 Photographer:
Jose H. Location: Midlan, TX
Orion ED80 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Canon T2i modded by Brent Oliver Processing: DSS / Photoshop Exposure: 11x120 sec Other Equipment Used: Orion 80ST + Orion CCD camera Notes: Date/Location: February 01, 2013 Backyard Observatory Midland, Tx
Camera: Canon T2i Modded
Instrument: Orion 80ED APO
Focal Ratio: f/7
Guiding: 80ST Orion / Orion Deep Space CCD camera I
Conditions: seeing 4/5
Weather: 39 F
Exposure: (17 x 120 sec) RGB
Capture: Back Yard EOS
Process: Deep Space Stacker DSS / finishing in Photoshop
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.
In the Orion ED80 Apo Refractor, images appear extremely sharp with no false color. This telescope is suited for viewing both planetary and deep-sky objects as well as for astrophotography. Perfect for the intermediate observer or astrophotographer.
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