Date Taken: 12/31/2012 Photographer:
Aaron C. Location: Bakersfield, CA
Orion Sirius 8 EQ-G Reflector Telescope with GoTo Controller
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Nikon 1 V1 Processing: Nebulosity 3 Exposure: 189x25 sec @ ISO 1600 Other Equipment Used: 05561, 24781 Notes: This is only my second deep sky photo and first of the Orion Nebula. I am very pleased with how it turned out given the viewing conditions. I used a t-ring that I purchased from telescopeadapters.com to attach the camera.
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.
For the advanced astrophotographer, the Orion Sirius 8 EQ-G GoTo telescope allows you to capture sharp clear images. Over 42,000 celestial objects can be located wirth pushbutton ease and a built-in ST-4 port makes guided astrophotography easy.
The Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Telescope Mount is less hefty than the Orion Atlas but with the same drive motors, electronic features, and functionality. This mount can hold up to a 30lb load and allows you to select from 42,900 objects in the database.
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