Date Taken: 06/26/2012 Photographer:
Chuck M. Location: Hooversville,PA
Orion ED102T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope, ST-80T
Orion Sirius Equatorial Computerized Goto Mount
Canon EOS T3i Processing: Post-process with StarTools GIMP & Windows Live Photo Exposure: "29 total frames: (3hrs 25min) with an equal # of dark frames 5x300 5x600 3x900 iso 800 Canon T3(modified) with Astronomik Ha clip-in filter & Orion ST-80T 5x60 6x300 5x600 iso 800 Canon T3i no filters & Orion ED102T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope" Other Equipment Used: Guided with Starshoot Autoguider and Orion 50mm guide scope
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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.
The ShortTube 80-T is ideal for beginning stargazing or terrestrial viewing. This scope offers a wide field of view with sharper images and better definition and contrast. Attaches to Orion equatorial mounts or photo tripods.
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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