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Orion has made the difficult decision to close our warehouse facility in the Netherlands. With the continuing supply chain/logistics challenges and slowness in the economy we have found that it is not economically feasible to maintain operations in the UK and Europe.

We have therefore stopped taking orders on this website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We will continue to have Orion dealers in Europe to meet the needs of Orion consumers. We will also continue to honor the 30-Day product return period as well as honoring the Orion warranty for purchases made in the UK and Europe.

Our US-based Customer Service Representatives are here to help. Contact them via email at support@telescope.com or in the United Kingdom, via phone at 0-800-041-8146 (Monday-Friday between the hours of 1300 and 2400 GMT).

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Amateur Astrophotography
Amateur Astrophotography

This educational article, written by our featured customer Chanan G., takes an in-depth look at amateur digital astrophotography. This is a useful guide for affordable astrophotography and contains great explanations of the different processes and equipment needed to start taking great night-sky pics of your own.

This series will include 4 segments:

Part 1: Is Astrophotography for me?
Part 2: Astrophotography 101: Shooting a Moving Target
Part 3: Equipment: Mount, Camera, Focusing and Guiding
Part 4: Imaging & Image Processing

Download the entire PDF here. File Size: 4.2 MB

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Date Taken: 11/26/2012
Author: Chanan G.
Category: Astrophotography

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