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=== $800+ - Widefield, large DSOs === ----This is probably one of the cheapest ways to start on DSOs. This setup is designed as one to be upgraded as opposed to a true widefield setup - if you want that we'd recommend the Skywatcher Star-Adventurer or Vixen Polarie as opposed to a large mount. You could also try other mounts such as the Celestron AVX which has slightly worse performance to the Sirius and is less compatible with software later on. Lens focal length is important for your target size - the usual Canon kit lenses are 18-55mm which are only really suited to widefield but you may be able to find a camera bundled with something longer. Option 1: Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer (new) Approximately $250, can be found cheaper. Camera: Canon / Nikon DSLR (e.g. 500D, 550D, 600D etc): Approximately $200 on Ebay or Craigslist. Find one with a lens included. Option 2 (usable with telescopes for DSO/Planetary) * Mount: Orion Sirius (new): Approximately $1100 on [https://www.telescope.com/Orion/Orion-Sirius-EQ-G-Computerized-GoTo-Telescope-Mount/rc/2160/p/116276.uts?keyword=sirius Orions Website], Can be found cheaper used. * Camera: Canon / Nikon DSLR (e.g. 500D, 550D, 600D etc): Approximately $200 on Ebay or Craigslist. Find one with a lens included. * Accessories: Dovetail to attach your DSLR on the mount - Approximately $40. * Software: [https://nighttime-imaging.eu/ NINA] - Free. Potential images: [http://i.imgur.com/BpaqNgA.jpg Scorpius region] ([http://www.reddit.com/r/astrophotography/comments/27gknl/the_dark_horse_scorpius_region_widefield/ Credit]) ----
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