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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 θ2Ori, The star 49Ori, The star 31Ori, The star υOri, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ιOri, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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Taste of winter, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
Taste of winter

Taste of winter

Technical card

Resolution: 3324x2172

Dates:Oct. 30, 2016

Frames: 45x120"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05% job: 1311960

RA center: 83.744 degrees

DEC center: -4.057 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.328 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.321 degrees

Field radius: 4.041 degrees

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy


A fast and simple autumn shot on a typical winter target: south of Orion.
With 120 s exposure the very center of Orion Nebula was completely saturated, so I've integrated it with an old image captured with my Celestron C 9.25: aligned, scaled down and "degradated" to the Elamrit level.

The result is quite good considering the setup used.

I've already shot this area in the past, wit a different setup but with similar results.

It was one of the very first images I've post on Astrobin.



Edoardo Luca Radi...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Taste of winter, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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