Date Taken: 04/24/2011 Photographer:
Jimmy E. Location: Boiling Springs, SC
Orion Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
DMK21 Processing: 2 Frame Mosaic stacked with Registax, processed with Adobe Photoshop CS2, and stitched with iMerge Exposure: 900 X 1/250 sec. per frame Other Equipment Used: Orion Multiple 5-Filter Wheel for 1.25 inch Filters, Green Filter, Solar Continuum Filter, Baader Astrosolar Film ND3.8
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.
The Orion Multiple-Filter Wheel holds up to five 1.25" filters allowing you to change filters without removing your telescope eyepiece or camera. It allows astrophotographers to shoot sequentially without interruption for RGB and LRGB photography.
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