Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1990  ·  NGC 2024  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star Bellatrix (γOri)  ·  The star Betelgeuse (αOri)  ·  The star Meissa (λOri)  ·  The star Mintaka (δOri)  ·  The star Rigel (βOri)  ·  The star Saiph (κOri)  ·  The star ηOri  ·  The star ιOri
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180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project, 



    
        

            David Lindemann
180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project
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180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project, 



    
        

            David Lindemann
180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project
Powered byPixInsight

180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ106ED
Imaging Cameras
Alta U8300
Mounts
10micron GM2000 HPS II GM2000
Filters
Ha 5nm
Accessories
Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Adobe Photoshop CS5 · MaximDL 5
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ106ED

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 4, 2017
Frames:
1530x600" (255h)
Integration:
255h
Avg. Moon age:
7.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
53.76%

RA center: 05h39m33s.4

DEC center: +00°5132

Pixel scale: 4.200 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.603 degrees

Field radius: 14.749 degrees

Resolution: 1824x3283

Locations: Observatoire personnel, Vérossaz, Valais, Switzerland

Description

1530 raw images of 10 minutes each

255h total exposure during 2 years

A full resolution of 24558x44204 pixels for a total of 1 gigapixels

50 bias + 50 dark + 50 flats for calibration in CCDStack

Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/5 530mm focal length with ONAG XT, Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome @-30°C and Astrodon narrowband H-alpha 5nm, Astrodon e-series Lum and Astrodon NIR filters on 10micron GM2000 HPS II

Software: MaximDL to capture - SkySurveyor to calculate mosaic tiles and to automatically move the scope to the next tile coordinate - SharpLock to keep the optical train perfectly focused - CCDStack to calibrate, register, normalize, data reject and combine - Registar and PixInsight for mosaic assembly - Photoshop CE and PixInsight for non-linear streching.

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180 panels ultra-wide field mosaic on Orion H-alpha, Luminance and NIR - FOV 14.3° x 25.8° - The gigapixels project, 



    
        

            David Lindemann

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