Date Taken: 09/03/2013 Photographer:
Steve Peters Location: Fremont Peak, CA
Orion EON 130mm ED Triplet Apo Refractor
Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Canon 500D (UV/IR modified) Processing: DSS and Photoshop CS6 Exposure: 23 x 240s (92 min total exposure) Other Equipment Used: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser, StarShoot AutoGuider, Field Flattener
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 three-in-one smart mount can operate in equatorial GoTo mode with one telescope or Altazimuth GoTo & Tracking mode while holding two telescopes. Features bump-forgiving closed-loop electronics, precise belt-driven motors and a 44-pound capacity.
Compact 50mm guide scope makes it easy to add accuracy to astrophotographs. Includes Mini 50mm Guide Scope, adjustable bracket, dovetail mounting base, adapter plate, and more. For use with astrophotography telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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!
Designed for use with 400mm to 660mm focal length refractor telescopes with focal ratios of f/5 to f/7.5, this Field Flattener lets you enjoy the full potential of your fast refractor telescope for astrophotography. Fully multi-coated optics.
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