Nikon D70 digital SLR with a 180mmED lens on a Losmandy G-11 mount at the Oregon Star Party 2004. Mounted next to the Nikon D70 is an Orion ShortTube 80 mm aperture rich-field refractor (f/5 focal ratio, 400 mm focal length) which is used as a guider with the Santa Barbara Instrument Group (SBIG) ST-4 CCD camera. The Nikon D70 is mounted with North at the top in landscape format when imaging to the East. North is at the bottom of the image when imaging West. A Nikon ML-L3 IR remote control is used to control the shutter.
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