Date Taken: 09/30/2013 Photographer:
Gary Ingersoll Location: Waterloo,Iowa
Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Canon T3i Processing: Captured with Backyard EOS 3.0 processed with DSS and PS Elements 11 Exposure: 9 exposures of 300sec @ ISO400 plus 6each darks,flats,and bias frames Other Equipment Used: Orion Magnificent Mini Autoguider Package, Astronomiks CLS clip filter,Highpoint Scientific Coma corrector Notes: I did this in both color and B&W the B&W seemed to be a little sharper
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Our 8" aperture deep-sky imaging specialist has features usually reserved for much pricier astrophotography telescopes. The 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph features nine internal baffle rings, a recessed and reinforced focuser, and exceptional optics.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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