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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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Orion Nebula First good guiding, 



    
        

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Orion Nebula First good guiding
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Orion Nebula First good guiding

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher ED80 Black Diamond APO

Imaging cameras:Canon 1100D

Mounts:Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Guide Scope William Optics 50x200 F/d:4

Guiding cameras:QHYCCD QHY5T

Software:Cartes du Ciel PlanitariumPHD2EQASCOMASCOM Platfotm 6.2


Dates:Nov. 26, 2016

Frames: 1x300"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1353149

RA center: 5h 35' 36"

DEC center: -5° 20' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.768 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.676 degrees

Field radius: 1.261 degrees


Resolution: 4272x2848

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my first real success in a longish exposure. Previously I could only manage a 60sec exposure before the stars started trailing.
Problems I over come were; Setting up the tripod so it was horizontally flat and pointing south correctly, guiding with PHD and setting the GPS and time accurately.
Image has no processing done at all.

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Orion Nebula First good guiding, 



    
        

            astrodamo