Date Taken: 09/27/2013 Photographer:
Allen Millican Location: Killen, AL
Orion SkyView Pro 8" Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Canon T3 Processing: Canon Digital Photo Professional Exposure: 1X10 sec Notes: First night out with new telescope and canmera. This is the first picture I have taken. Not super great, but for my first ever shoot I am very happy with it. There was a lot of fog rolling in to the area as I took this. Had to piggyback the camera to my telescope. Hope to get better weather soon so I can start getting some really amazing shots.
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The Orion SkyView Pro 8 is great for the intermediate astronomer. Images are much brighter and sharper than with a 6" reflector. The large focal length allows you to resolve fine detail at high powers. It can be upgraded to GoTo at any time.
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