Date Taken: 10/16/2012 Photographer:
Gary V. Location: Pembroke Pines, FL
Orion SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope (Item # 10018)
Equatorial platform (Cylindrical Bearing Platform, build it yourself kit from TL Systems)
Orion StarShoot Solar System Color Imaging Camera IV (Item # 52175 Processing: Extracted segments from the .AVI file with Virtual Dub software, process images with Registax 5, Mosaic compilation with Photoshop 7. Exposure: 15fps at 1024 X 768 Other Equipment Used: Orion Shorty 1.25" 2x Barlow lens (Item # 08711)
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