Date Taken: 10/09/2011 Photographer:
Orion Image Location: Soquel, CA
Orion ED102T CF (#9530)
Orion Sirius EQ-G (#24336)
Orion StarShoot G3 Deep Space Monochrome Imaging Camera (#53083) Processing: Orion Camera Studio and Photoshop CS4 Exposure: 9 x12 minutes Other Equipment Used: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with StarShoot AutoGuider (#24781), Orion Extra Narrowband Hydrogen-Alpha Filter (#5587)
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.
Featuring a monochrome imaging CCD chip, the affordable and TEC-cooled Orion StarShoot G3 Monochrome Imaging Camera is capable of performing advanced tri-color imaging techniques when used with proper LRGB or narrowband astrophotography filters.
For producing striking, high-contrast color CCD astrophotography of emission nebulae with a monochrome CCD camera, you should use extra-narrowband filters. The 1.25" Orion Extra-Narrowband Hydrogen-Alpha filter is one of a set of three filters.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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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