Date Taken: 05/12/2011 Photographer:
Orion Image Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Orion 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
Sirius EQ-G (no tracking)
Apple iPhone 4 Processing: Cropped and Sharpened with Photoshop Elements 8.0 Exposure: 1 Other Equipment Used: 15mm Ultrascopic eyepiece (83x); Orion SteadyPix Afocal Adapter for iPhone; 90-degree star diagonal Notes: taken with iPhone’s native camera app
The Orion Apex 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope is both high power and compact - perfect for the beginner for both astronomy and terrestrial viewing. The correct-image finder scope makes locating objects a cinch.
The SteadyPix iPhone adapter securely couples any iPhone to a 1.25" eyepiece so you can take high-magnification pictures through the telescope with the iPhone's built-in camera. Lets you use your iPhone as a mini telescope display monitor!
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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