Favorite locations: a friend's property outside High Springs, FL; Nature Coast, FL (Cedar Key to Shired Island area).
Date Taken: 03/16/2013 Photographer:
Sergio C. Location: Gainesville, FL
Orion ShortTube 80 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
Orion StarShoot G3 Deep Space Color Imaging Camera Processing: Nebulosity 3, FITS Liberator, Fitswork 4, Photoshop CS6 Exposure: 10x300s, 15x240s Other Equipment Used: #52064 StarShoot Autoguider, #09836 120mm f/5 refractor as guide scope Notes: Filters: Baader UV/IF cut and Orion broadband LP
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The Orion ShortTube 80 refractor is perfect being used as a guide scope with a CCD autoguider. It is a compact telescope with wide-field optics that deliver bright images. This OTA version does not include any accessories.
The Orion StarShoot G3 Color imaging camera provides cutting-edge astrophotography technology at an unbelievably low price. If you've been thinking of exploring the rewarding realm of astrophotography, the StarShoot G3 Color imager is made for you!
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!
This compact large-aperture f/5 refractor telescope is perfect for wide-field views and deep-sky pursuits. Weighing in at just 8.6 pounds, the 120mm f/5 Refractor OTA makes a great portable telescope for astronomers on-the-go.
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