Date Taken: 07/13/2013 Photographer:
Marc Juneau Location: Southern Cost of Spain
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube
The Imaging Source DMK21AU CCD Processing: Registax & Castrator Exposure: 3000 frames @ 60fps Other Equipment Used: Teleview 2.5 Barlow Notes: My first and only telescope i.e. the 180 Mak Cass.
I strongly recommend this scope for beginners with a bit of money to spend who want outstanding planetary photos.
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.
Superb high-power performance, compact lightweight design, sharp high-contrast view, and clearly defined astrophotography capabilities make the Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain perfect for the advanced planetary observer or astrophotographer.
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