Date Taken: 04/02/2014 Photographer:
Aprim Betyadegar Location: South San Jose, CA (front of the house)
Celestron C8 8" (200mm) Schmidt Cassegrain
Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial GoTo Telescope Mount
MS LifeCam HD Studio (modified Processing: Registax + Photoshop Exposure: 465 x 5 Sec Other Equipment Used: 05339 Notes: - Good seeing at 3:30AM in between clauds.
- Installed 9mm lens into Orion vaiable adapter for higher
- MS LifeCam HD camera was modified to fit as 1.25" lens.
- Total Focal lenght approx: 2232mm
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.
The Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial GoTo Telescope Mount is designed for the serious amateur astronomer. It includes GoTo computerized pointing to over 42,900 celestial objects and can support telescopes weighing up to 20lbs.
Since 1975 Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has been offering telescopes for sale direct to customers, with an unswerving commitment to best quality products, value and unmatched customer care. Our 100% satisfaction guarantee says it all.
At Orion, we are committed to sharing our knowledge and passion for astronomy and astrophotography with the amateur astronomy community. Visit the Orion Community Center for in-depth information on telescopes, binoculars, and astrophotography. You can find astrophotography "how to" tips and share your best astronomy pictures here. Submit astronomy articles, events, & reviews, and even become a featured Orion customer!