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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Leitz Elmarit-R 180mm f/2.8

Imaging camera: Canon 350D Baader

Mount: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Pixinsight

Accessory: Phottix Intervallometer for Canon

Resolution: 3324x2172

Dates: Oct. 30, 2016

Frames: 45x120"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.48% job: 1311960

RA center: 83.744 degrees

DEC center: -4.057 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.328 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.321 degrees

Field radius: 4.041 degrees

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy


A fast and simple autumn shot on a typical winter target: south of Orion.
With 120 s exposure the very center of Orion Nebula was completely saturated, so I've integrated it with an old image captured with my Celestron C 9.25: aligned, scaled down and "degradated" to the Elamrit level.

The result is quite good considering the setup used.

I've already shot this area in the past, wit a different setup but with similar results.

It was one of the very first images I've post on Astrobin.



Edoardo Luca Radi...

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Taste of winter, Edoardo Luca Radice (Astroedo)

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