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Contains:  NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 430, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, The star 22Ori, The star υOri, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ηOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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Orion Partial, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
Orion Partial

Orion Partial

Technical card

Resolution: 4730x2793

Dates:Aug. 15, 2015

Frames: 65x60" ISO12800

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 0.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 769194

RA center: 84.111 degrees

DEC center: -3.479 degrees

Orientation: 69.222 degrees

Field radius: 5.055 degrees

Locations: Luziânia, Luziânia, GO, Brazil


For the majority of the frames the region was too low in the sky. Had to force the removal of background shades. I'll try a second capture with a higher Orion in a near future.

I've also forgot to make some low ISO frames in order to capture de M42 central area... second try is a must !



Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
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  • Orion Partial, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
  • Final
    Orion Partial, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...

Sky plot

Sky plot


Orion Partial, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...