Date Taken: 09/22/2008 Photographer:
Christopher D. Location: Mesa, AZ
Orion 120mm f/8.3 refractor
SKyView Pro Mount unguided
Phillips Spc900nc webcam Processing: Registax 4, 12 pictures stitched in autostitch final processing in Jasc Paint shop pro 8 sharpen,unsharpen mask and resize Exposure: 12 avi with an average of 120 frames per picture Other Equipment Used: Badder moon and skyglow 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 Orion SkyView Pro 180mm GoTo Mak-Cass telescope includes a computerized GoTo system that can lead you to any one of over 42,000 celestial objects with the push of a button. It is also very portable with a compact tube for easy storage.
The Orion SkyView Pro 180mm Maksutov Cassegrain telescope is capable of very high-magnification vieiwing and allows you to view planets, close double-stars, clusters, and well-defined deep-sky targets in fine detail.
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