Swan Nebulae image during first light with my setup
Date Taken: 08/29/2013 Photographer:
Jeff C. Location: Yellowstone
Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion StarShoot G3 Deep Space Color Imaging Camera Processing: orion software and Photoshop CS2 Exposure: 20x20 sec Other Equipment Used: Orion Awesome AutoGuider Refractor Telescope Package
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 StarShoot G3 Color imaging camera provides cutting-edge astrophotography technology at an unbelievably low price. If you've been thinking of exploring the rewarding realm of astrophotography, the StarShoot G3 Color imager is made for you!
Our 8" aperture deep-sky imaging specialist has features usually reserved for much pricier astrophotography telescopes. The 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph features nine internal baffle rings, a recessed and reinforced focuser, and exceptional optics.
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.
Use this complete autoguiding solution to add tracking accuracy to any astrophotography set-up. Includes everything you need to autoguide: ShortTube 80 guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, guide scope rings & plate, and extension tube.
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