Retired. Returning to astronomy after 35 years. Former NASA, DOD engineer.
Date Taken: 01/18/2014 Photographer:
Garland Tillery Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Orion ED80 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion StarShoot All-In-One Astrophotography Camera
Mini Deluxe Autoguider Processing: AstroCap, PHD Guiding, Registax, Nebulosity,Snapseed Exposure: 500 frames at 1280 resolution Other Equipment Used: Orion StarShoot G3 Deep Space Monochrome Imaging Camera Notes: This image was taken on a night when the seeing was terrible and in a metro area. Even so, it amazed me.
Heavily sharpened and saturated.
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.
With this single camera, you can perform any type of celestial imaging you wish! The Orion StarShoot All-In-One (SSAIO) Astrophotography Camera is your one-stop solution for all types of astrophotograpy. Exclusive Orion imaging software included.
In the Orion ED80 Apo Refractor, images appear extremely sharp with no false color. This telescope is suited for viewing both planetary and deep-sky objects as well as for astrophotography. Perfect for the intermediate observer or astrophotographer.
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.
Featuring a monochrome imaging CCD chip, the affordable and TEC-cooled Orion StarShoot G3 Monochrome Imaging Camera is capable of performing advanced tri-color imaging techniques when used with proper LRGB or narrowband astrophotography filters.
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