Date Taken: 05/04/2011 Photographer:
Jimmy E. Location: Boiling Springs, SC
Orion Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
Explore Scientific Twilight II
DMK21 Processing: 5 frames stacked with Registax, mild Unsharp Mask in Photoshop CS2 Exposure: 5 X 1/222 Sec. out of 1800 frames Other Equipment Used: Orion Multiple 5-Filter Wheel for 1.25 inch Filters, 1.25 inch Orion Luminance/IR Cutoff Eyepiece Filter
This Orion astrophotography filter is designed for use with monochrome CCD cameras to increase contrast/sharpness. It blocks IR (infrared) wavelengths which can cause blurring, glare, and reduced contrast in images from cameras lacking an IR filter.
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