Taken in my backyard in Laveen,Arizona in the Winter. Temperature was around 65 degrees,have to love phoenix in the Winter time.
Date Taken: 01/18/2014 Photographer:
Jack Kitchener Location: Laveen, Arizona
Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Orion AstroView Equatorial Telescope Mount
Canon 450D DSLR Exposure: 3000 Frames at 1/10 1600, Live View Other Equipment Used: Orion AccuFocus Electronic Telescope Focuser, Orion Shorty 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens and a Orion EQ-3M Dual-Axis Mount Drive Notes: This was taken at around 12:30am,using a projection adapter with a Televue 20mm eyepiece.
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.
Attach the Orion EQ-3M Dual-Axis Electronic Telescope Drive to a compatible Orion or Celestron equatorial mount and you can track celestial objects automatically, without needing to touch the mount once you've found and centered the object.
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