Date Taken: 05/15/2010 Photographer:
Doug H Location: Mount Palomar, Calif.
Orion EON 72mm ED Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion Parsec 8300M Monochrome Astronomical Imaging Camera Processing: Captured in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop Exposure: 3 hours luminance, 1.5 hours each of RGB, 10 minute subexposures Other Equipment Used: Orion Nautilus Motorized Filter Wheel 4 x 2 inch, 2 inch Orion LRGB Astrophotography Filter Set, Tele Vue 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Notes: Captured in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop
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A perfect focal reducer and field flattener for refractor telescopes in the 400-600mm focal length range coupled with a DSLR or other CCD camera. Helps eliminate distorted stars at the edge of the field, and features fully multi-coated lenses.
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