Date Taken: 05/25/2014 Photographer:
Robert Monaghan Location: Brisbane Australia.
Orion 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
celestron cpc 9.25"
sbig stf8300c ccd. Processing: ccdops and photoshop. Exposure: 25x180 sec Other Equipment Used: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Notes: This pic of M8 was taken through an Orion 120mm f/5 Refractor with a ccd camera set at -10 deg. Piggybacked on top of main scope which was guided with an Orion star shoot auto guider. Clear night with no wind. Also buying a flat field adapter with extention bits and filter for this scope.
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.
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.
The Orion StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
Since 1975 Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has been offering telescopes for sale direct to customers, with an unswerving commitment to best quality products, value and unmatched customer care. Our 100% satisfaction guarantee says it all.
At Orion, we are committed to sharing our knowledge and passion for astronomy and astrophotography with the amateur astronomy community. Visit the Orion Community Center for in-depth information on telescopes, binoculars, and astrophotography. You can find astrophotography "how to" tips and share your best astronomy pictures here. Submit astronomy articles, events, and reviews, and even become a featured Orion customer!