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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, IC 430, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, NGC 1999, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star 49Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, The star υOri
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Satellite Highway (Animation!), 



    
        

            Björn Hoffmann
Satellite Highway (Animation!)
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Satellite Highway (Animation!)

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Dates:Nov. 29, 2016

Frames: 57x60"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1376086

RA center: 5h 38' 6"

DEC center: -6° 11' 56"

Pixel scale: 15.145 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.507 degrees

Field radius: 2.760 degrees


Resolution: 1040x800

Description


Yesterday I noticed a massive amount of satellite trails in my recent Orion raw images. Since the median-kappa-sigma stackiong removes all of them and I rarely look at the raw images, I was really surprised! O know that there are many satellites near Orion, but I did not know that it looks like a highway! Sometimes, even three satellites are flying parallel!

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BjoernH
Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Satellite Highway (Animation!), 



    
        

            Björn Hoffmann