Date Taken: 05/20/2012 Videographer:
Orion Staff Location: Santa Cruz County
Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion StarShoot Deep Space Video Camera II Processing: Premiere Other Equipment Used: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser Notes: Video taken various dates - May Eclipse,June Venus Transit. Also used Orion white light filters on guidescope and 180mm OTA'S.
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.
Superb high-power performance, compact lightweight design, sharp high-contrast view, and clearly defined astrophotography capabilities make the Orion 180mm Maksutov-Cassegrain perfect for the advanced planetary observer or astrophotographer.
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.
Convenient & compact Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope features helical fine-focus mechanism to allow for faster, more precise guide star focus. Designed for use with the StarShoot AutoGuider (sold separately) and telescopes up to 1500mm in focal length.
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