Date Taken: 10/17/2011 Photographer:
Joe R. Location: Austin, TX
Orion 10? f/3.9 @ F/12 and zoom
Starshoot IV no filter Processing: Processed in Images Plus 4.25 Exposure: AVI Gathered in Orion software converted to BMP?s Other Equipment Used: Orion 2? 3X HighLight Barlow Notes: Very impressive, most scopes are just showing a blur at this time how small Mars is, and a F/3.9 from Half way across the solar system picks up surface detail? Love it.
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A very affordable 10" telescope, capable of capturing incredibly deep images, the Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian reflector astrograph is an amazing performer. The coatings are 94% reflective, and the 2" dual speed crayford focuser is rock solid.
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