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OA-Series™ Telescope CCD Images
Unless otherwise noted all images courtesy of Mike Palermiti, Optical Consultant 

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Images with the VHT Astrofilter!

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OA-4.0with 2.8x Barlow at F/30 Nikon D1 camera, 1/60 sec exposure

Region to the left enlarged (same configuration)


OA-4.0with 2.8x Barlow at F/30 Nikon D1 camera, 1/30 sec exposure. All lunar images taken with instrument on unguided Dobsonian mount.

This remarkable solar detail was captured using a full aperture solar film filter over the front of the OA-4.0, a 12 mm Plossl eyepiece, and a Sony Camcorder (handheld).



Orion region taken with the ITE, 130mm Off Axis Newtonian telescope (manufactured by DGM Optics) SBIG ST8E CCD camera at f/5.4 utilizing a field reducer/corrector. Exposure time: 30 seconds.



OA-9.0 Owner Bob Fandrich captured this image of the "Straight Wall".