My dad gave me my first 60mm refractor when I was 10 years old. 10 years later, I purchased my Orion Skyview Pro 8" reflector. Equipped with just my smartphone and adapter, I give you this image from the [bright] skies of California!
Date Taken: 12/16/2013 Photographer:
Tinh Ton Location: California
Orion 203mm f/4.9 Reflector Tube with Crayford-Style Focuser
Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Telescope Mount
Galaxy S4 Processing: Lynkeos and Gimp Other Equipment Used: Orion Sirius Plossl 10mm, Zhumell 2x ED Barlow, Zhumell Variable Polarizing Filter Notes: 30 second video taken of the full moon with my Galaxy S4. Best 200 frames of 900, processed in Lynkeos and Gimp on a Mac.
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 Orion 203mm Reflector optical tube is perfect for those intermediate observers who already own an equatorial mount. Use the included camera adapter and attach this to your favorite DSLR or CCD camera to begin your astrophotography journey.
The Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Telescope Mount is an affordable heavy duty mount that supports tubes up to 20lbs. With the dual slow-motion knobs you have fine manual control or add an optional clock drive or full Go-To kit for added functionality.
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