Doing this for about a year, and loving it. Was told that dobsonians were no good for astrophotography AFTER I bought one. So I'm doing the best that I can with what I got.
Date Taken: 11/10/2013 Photographer:
Rohndell and Tina Smith Location: Richmond, Indiana
Orion SkyQuest XT10g Computerized GoTo Dobsonian Telescope
Orion StarShoot Deep Space Video Camera II Processing: RegiStax 6 and Photoshop Exposure: 1x30 Other Equipment Used: Orion Shorty 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens Notes: Taken during a cold and windy night, Putting Dobsonian on the map.
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.
The Orion SkyQuest XT10g GoTo Dobsonian is ideal for seeing details of deep space objects as well as the Moon and planets. Fully computerized GoTo system finds and automatically tracks any of over 42,000 celestial objects for extensive observation.
Since 1975 Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has been offering telescopes for sale direct to customers, with an unswerving commitment to best quality products, value and unmatched customer care. Our 100% satisfaction guarantee says it all.
At Orion, we are committed to sharing our knowledge and passion for astronomy and astrophotography with the amateur astronomy community. Visit the Orion Community Center for in-depth information on telescopes, binoculars, and astrophotography. You can find astrophotography "how to" tips and share your best astronomy pictures here. Submit astronomy articles, events, and reviews, and even become a featured Orion customer!