Date Taken: 10/09/2009 Videographer:
K.D. B. Location: Riverside, CA
Orion 10 inch Newtonian
Meade Clock-driven Equatorial Mount
Orion StarShoot II Other Equipment Used: 8 inch Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain Notes: In sharing this event with colleagues, it has come to be regarded as an exemplary and unique use of computer technology in the delivery of a presentation in which participants can become involved in real-time scenarios. Students reported that they had never participated in such an event, moreover that it inspired further study of astronomy.
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A great telescope for the advanced observer or astrophotographer, the Orion Atlas 10 EQ-G GoTo is good for viewing faint details or taking pictures of most celestial objects. The GoTo mount can locate over 42,000 objects and track them automatically.
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