This was taking in my backyard around 8:30pm,so my favorite location is from my backyard.Favorite objects is anything I can take a picture of with the equipment that I have.Favorite Orion equipment, all of the above.
Date Taken: 03/10/2014 Photographer:
Jack Kitchener Location: Laveen, AZ
Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Orion AstroView Equatorial Telescope Mount
Canon 350D Processing: BackyardEOS, DeepskyStacker, Photoshop. Exposure: 5X30 1600ISO Other Equipment Used: 07828 Notes: This was my first attempt at the Orion Nebula.I used the piggyback system using a Canon 350D with a Canon EF-S 55-250mm at 250mm with a Hoya 58mm Intensifier Filter.
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.
The AstroView 6 is a great telescope for the intermediate viewer. The manual slow motion knobs track objects or add an optional EQ3 DC drive to the mount to power the scope electronically. A good size telescope for planetary and deep sky viewing.
The Orion AstroView Equatorial Telescope Mount is heavy-duty and can support up to a 5" refractor tube. The head has enclosed worm gears and slow-motion controls. Includes an adjustable aluminum tripod, polar alignment scope and accessory tray.
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