Date Taken: 01/04/2011 Photographer:
Orion Staff Location: Fremont Peak, CA
Orion 8 inch f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Canon EOS 350D, modified Processing: Dark and flat frames applied. Processed in Images Plus 3.82 and Photoshop CS3 Exposure: 24 x 360 sec. at ISO 1600 Other Equipment Used: Orion Magnificent Mini AutoGuider Package, Orion StarShoot AutoGuider, coma corrector (Baader MPCC), Orion StarShoot Pro V2.0 Deep Space Color CCD Imaging Camera
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.
If you're looking for a heavy duty GoTo mount for all your observing or astrophotography needs, the Orion Atlas EQ-G computerized GoTo telescope mount is perfect. It supports up to 40lbs and finds over 42,900 celestial objects with pushbutton ease.
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 StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
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