Date Taken: 06/15/2013 Photographer:
Justin H. Location: Gambrills, MD
Coronado Double Stack 60mm w/15mm block
Orion VersaGo II Altazimuth Telescope Mount
Nikon D3200 DSLR Processing: Stacked in Photoshop CS6 Exposure: 2 X 1/125 sec with various ISO Other Equipment Used: Orion Dovetail L-Bracket for VersaGo II Notes: I set my camera picture mode to monochrome .jpg and color RAW mode. I used the RAW frame for the flares and used the monochrome .jpg for the surface disk. I used Photoshop CS6 to add color back to the monochrome image and stacked the two images on each other.
The Orion VersaGo II Altazimuth Mount is very stable yet light weight and portable at an affordable price. The tripod has a load capacity of 15lbs and is perfect for small to medium sized telescopes up to 6" aperture. A great grab-and-go tripod.
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