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Orion Nebula and surrounding area, 



    
        

            Gerard O'Born
Orion Nebula and surrounding area
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Orion Nebula and surrounding area

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Orion Nebula and surrounding area, 



    
        

            Gerard O'Born
Orion Nebula and surrounding area
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Orion Nebula and surrounding area

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED80 Black Diamond APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 6Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ EQ5 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85 Focal reducer/flattener

Software: NINA  ·  Photoshop CC2020  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Intel NUC 5i


Dates:Jan. 16, 2021

Frames: 35x180" (1h 45')

Integration: 1h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 3.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.24%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4162213

RA center: 5h 35' 5"

DEC center: -5° 52' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.579 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.967 degrees

Field radius: 2.226 degrees


Resolution: 5146x3483

Data source: Traveller

Description

Hi all. Only got less than two hours of data thanks to the clouds which rolled in around 1am. I shot some shorter exposures as well and had a go at saving M42's core by blending in the shorter exposures, my first attempt at this in Photoshop. I hope you like it.

35x3min & 20x5secs at 1600ISO. Canon 6Da.

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Orion Nebula and surrounding area, 



    
        

            Gerard O'Born