Date Taken: 08/05/2011 Photographer:
Michael C. Location: Cedar Key, FL
Orion 80ED apochromatic refractor with Orion 2" dual-speed focuser
Orion Sirius EQ-G
Canon Rebel XS 1000D DSLR (astro modified) Processing: Registered and stacked in Deep Sky Stacker with dark, flat, and bias calibration frames; final processing in Photoshop Exposure: 15 x 480sec at ISO1600 Other Equipment Used: Orion 0.85x focal reducer/corrector and StarShoot autoguider with Orion 50mm mini guide scope
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.
For the advanced astrophotographer, the Orion Sirius 8 EQ-G GoTo telescope allows you to capture sharp clear images. Over 42,000 celestial objects can be located wirth pushbutton ease and a built-in ST-4 port makes guided astrophotography easy.
The Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Telescope Mount is less hefty than the Orion Atlas but with the same drive motors, electronic features, and functionality. This mount can hold up to a 30lb load and allows you to select from 42,900 objects in the database.
The Orion StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
Compact 50mm guide scope makes it easy to add accuracy to astrophotographs. Includes Mini 50mm Guide Scope, adjustable bracket, dovetail mounting base, adapter plate, and more. For use with astrophotography telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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