Date Taken: 01/04/2013 Photographer:
Michael P. Location: Tucson AZ (Backyard)
Orion SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope
Hp 4010 Hd Webcam Processing: 175 best frames stacked using Registax 6 Exposure: 250 Frames at 30 FPS Other Equipment Used: Televue 2.5 Powermate Notes: Seeing was 9/10, not bad for a telescope guided by hand.
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Do you want to be able to view more than 14,000 celestial objects at the push of a button, without the difficulty of reading a starchart? The XT8i telescope pulls in 77% more light than the 6" model, and helps you find objects in just a few seconds!
The Orion Build-A-Scope 8" Intelliscope is great fo the intermediate viewer. It allows you to choose a finder scope, focuser, and eyepiece that fit your needs. The smart Dobsonian allows you to view over 14,000 celestial objects with pushbutton ease.
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