Date Taken: 07/13/2013 Photographer:
Marc Juneau Location: Southern Cost of Spain
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube
The Imaging Source DMK21AU CCD Processing: Registax & Castrator Exposure: 3000 frames @ 60fps Other Equipment Used: Teleview 2.5 Barlow Notes: My first and only telescope i.e. the 180 Mak Cass.
I strongly recommend this scope for beginners with a bit of money to spend who want outstanding planetary photos.
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 photographs make the Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain perfect for the advanced observer or astrophotographer.
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