The 180mm Maksutov-Cass is an outstanding OTA for the price. I am a beginner, and getting results that I never expected this quickly.
Date Taken: 06/24/2013 Photographer:
Marc J. Location: Spain
Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Imaging Source DMK21AU CCD Processing: Registax Exposure: 1500 frames @ 60fps Other Equipment Used: Teleview Barlow 2.5X Notes: Results with 2.5 Barlow and the Imaging Source DMK21AU CCD camera.
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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.
Superb high-power performance, compact lightweight design, sharp high-contrast view, and clearly defined astrophotography capabilities make the Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain perfect for the advanced planetary observer or astrophotographer.
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