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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion Mosaic WIP, 


            Dan Pelzel
Orion Mosaic WIP

Orion Mosaic WIP

Technical card

Resolution: 9000x4520

Dates:Oct. 18, 2016

Frames: 60x90"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.97% job: 1295344

RA center: 5h 38' 17"

DEC center: -3° 45' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.032 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 129.607 degrees

Field radius: 2.842


Just a first pass on a 3 panel mosaic. Ha, 20x90s a frame.
I hope to get a lot more data on this by the end of the winter.
I am torn between doing all narrowband or trying RGB. I'd like RGB, but with the horrible light pollution here, I don't see that happening.



Dan Pelzel
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion Mosaic WIP, 


            Dan Pelzel

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