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Sword of Orion, 



    
        

            JMcBride
Sword of Orion
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Sword of Orion

Sword of Orion, 



    
        

            JMcBride
Sword of Orion
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Sword of Orion

Equipment

Imaging Cameras
Canon 400D/XTi
Mounts
Losmandy CG 11 Losmandy CG11
Filters
Astronomik Ha clip-on filter hydrogen alpha filter
Software
adobe PS7 · DeepSkyStacker 3.3.6

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 20, 2015
Frames:
8x120" (16')
Integration:
16'
Avg. Moon age:
9.40 days
Avg. Moon phase:
70.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 889966

RA center: 05h34m51s.8

DEC center: -04°5006

Pixel scale: 9.735 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.450 degrees

Field radius: 2.597 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1064

Description

16 short minutes using a Ha filter with a Canon 300mm telephoto lens with a 65% moon in the sky at the time and clouds moving in and out of the area.

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Sword of Orion, 



    
        

            JMcBride