Date Taken: 02/23/2014 Photographer:
Steve Peters Location: Fremont Peak, CA
Orion EON 130mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
iPhone 4 Processing: Photoshop CS6 Exposure: 1 x 1/15s Other Equipment Used: SteadyPix Pro adapter, 5mm Ultrascopic eyepiece (182x), Orion Variable Polarizing filter Notes: The Moon was near 3rd Quarter, showing good shadow relief on Copernicus and the nearby Carpathian mountain range. Shot afocally with iPhone 4 held up securely to the telescope eyepiece with SteadyPix Pro camera adapter equipped with included universal smartphone holder. Magnification 182x.
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This gorgeous refractor sports a three-element ED objective and huge 3" dual-speed Crayford focuser. Its big, 130mm (5.1") aperture and moderately fast f/7.0 optics make the EON 130mm Triplet ED an excellent telescope for both imaging and stargazing.
The Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Telescope Mount is less hefty than the Orion Atlas but with the same drive motors, electronic features, and functionality. This mount can hold up to a 30lb load and allows you to select from 42,900 objects in the database.
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