Photo taken on Thursday 31 March 2005 in Ashland, Kentucky
[Digital Photo Camera]
CANON - EOS 300 D
10 5min ISO 1600 unguided
ORION - SpaceProbe 130 ST
M101 10 5 minute unguided exposures with unmodified EOS300. Orion Spaceprobe 130ST 130mm F5 newtonian modified to accept Baader MPCC, and with curved secondary mirror holder vanes. Orion Skyview Pro mount (modified). 20% fov cropped, 10% for amp glow, 10% for symmetry. First image of the ota modification experiment. Autoguiding and ISO speed reduction will significantly improve image quality.