Date Taken: 05/20/2012 Photographer:
Orion Image Location: Mount Lassen National Park, CA
Orion 114ED f/5.3 Refractor (discontinued #9449)
Vixen Great Polaris Mount
Canon 350D Processing: Captured with MaxIm DL Exposure: 1/250th second Other Equipment Used: Orion 5.81? I.D. Full-Aperture Glass Solar Filter (#7710) Notes:
If you look closely on the left hand side and you can see valleys, mountains and craters on the lunar limb. A faint sunspot can also be seen near the bottom side.
For safely observing the sun through an Orion ShortTube 4.5 and SkyQuest XT4.5, you need the 5.81" ID Orion Solar Filter. This filter allows you to see details on the sun's surface and provides more contrast and natural light than Mylar filters.
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