Date Taken: 07/15/2012 Photographer:
Paul C. Location: Canton, CT
Orion Skyquest XX14g
Modified Nikon D5100 Exposure: Two 10 second images at ISO 1250, and eighteen 5 second images at ISO 2000 Other Equipment Used: Feathertouch low profile focuser and a GSO coma corrector was used to flatten the image field
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The Orion SkyQuest XX14g Dobsonian telescope is good for the advanced user wanting to see the best and brightest views of deep sky objects as well as planetary detail. Fully computerized GoTo telescope, and the trusses allow for a compact breakdown.
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