Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  M 42  ·  NGC 1909  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 2237  ·  NGC 2238  ·  Orion B  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Part of the constellation Gemini (Gem)  ·  Part of the constellation Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  Rosette A  ·  Rosette Nebula  ·  The constellation Canis Minor (CMi)  ·  The constellation Lepus (Lep)  ·  The star Alhena (γGem)  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star Bellatrix (γOri)  ·  The star Betelgeuse (αOri)  ·  The star Mirzam (βCMa)  ·  The star Procyon (αCMi)  ·  The star Rigel (βOri)  ·  The star Saiph (κOri)  ·  The star Sirius (αCMa)  ·  the Witch Head Nebula
Orion wide field with Tripod mounted Camera, 


Orion wide field with Tripod mounted Camera
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Orion wide field with Tripod mounted Camera

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 1, 2009

Frames: 44x10"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.32%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4202148

RA center: 6h 17' 16"

DEC center: -1° 38' 52"

Pixel scale: 130.808 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.408 degrees

Field radius: 35.142 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1087

Data source: Backyard


This is my test with tripod mounted Shot

Following Photo combined from 44 X 10sec exposures with Canon Xti, 18-55mm zoom @18mm F3.5.

Vignetting corrected in PS, Combined in registar, Light Pollution corrected in PS and Black Point & Curves adjusted in PS.

Though I did not get any nebulosity in it but overall nice stars in light polluted sky of Woodbridge, NJ, US...


Sky plot

Sky plot


Orion wide field with Tripod mounted Camera,