Date Taken: 09/05/2010 Photographer:
Helder J Location: Great Meadows, NJ
Celestron CGEM Computerized Telescope Mount
Orion StarShoot Pro V2.0 Deep Space Color CCD Imaging Camera Processing: Combined in MaxIm DL, post processed in Photoshop Exposure: e.g. 15 x 30 sec - 15x300 sec Other Equipment Used: Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope, Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Notes: Combined in MaxIm DL, post processed in Photoshop
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.
With the Celestron CGEM Computerized Telescope Mount you can use any of your higher-end Celestron SCT optical tubes (up to 11") securely and vibration free. The mount has an object database of 40,000 as well as an autoguide and aux ports on the pier.
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!
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