Date Taken: 02/11/2012 Photographer:
Anthony M. Location: Greenville, AL
Explore Scientific 127mm APO
Celestron CGEM-DX (Hyper-tuned Mount)
Canon 450D Xsi (Hap Griffin Modified) Processing: Calibrated and Stacked with DeepSkyStacker. Post processing with Photoshop CS5 and Noiseware Community Edition Exposure: 20 x 180 sec. Other Equipment Used: Orion StarShoot Autoguider (#52064) with Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope (# 08891)
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The Orion StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
Compact 50mm guide scope makes it easy to add accuracy to astrophotographs. Includes Mini 50mm Guide Scope, adjustable bracket, dovetail mounting base, adapter plate, and more. For use with astrophotography telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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