Date Taken: 06/05/2012 Photographer:
Scott G. Location: Ashland, OH
Celestron C10 10" reflector (f/4.7)
Celestron CG-5 GoTo
Canon EOS Rebel T3 Processing: Aligned, stacked, and wavelet sharpened in Registax v. 6, further sharpening and color enhancement in GIMP 2.1 Exposure: 50 exposures, each exposure 1/1000 second @ISO 200 Other Equipment Used: 11.63" ID full aperture glass solar filter (#07715), 2" Crayford focuser (#13039), 17Ah field battery, Baader multipurpose coma corrector
This Orion Solar Filter fits Meade 10" Schmidt-Cassegrains allowing you to safely observe or image the sun. The glass filter is better than mylar because it improves contrast (more natural yellow-orange color rather than blue) and is more durable.
Want to replace your existing rack-and-pinion focuser on your Orion reflector? The 2" Orion Crayford-Style Focuser is a good upgrade and provides smooth, accurate focusing. Very easy to install and lets you easily achieve the sharpest possible focus.
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