Date Taken: 03/10/2014 Photographer:
Jack Kitchener Location: Laveen, Az
Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Orion AstroView Equatorial Telescope Mount
Canon 350D Processing: BackyardEOS, DeepskyStacker and photoshop Exposure: 5X60 1600 Other Equipment Used: 07828 Notes: Used the piggyback system on my Orion AstroView 6, I also used a Canon EF-S 55-250mm Telephoto Zoom Lens at 250mm, with a Hoya 58mm intensifier filter.
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.
The AstroView 6 is a great telescope for the intermediate viewer. The manual slow motion knobs track objects or add an optional EQ3 DC drive to the mount to power the scope electronically. A good size telescope for planetary and deep sky viewing.
The Orion AstroView Equatorial Telescope Mount is heavy-duty and can support up to a 5" refractor tube. The head has enclosed worm gears and slow-motion controls. Includes an adjustable aluminum tripod, polar alignment scope and accessory tray.
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