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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, Horsehead nebula, IC 423, IC 426, IC 430, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 1990, NGC 1999, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), The star 31Ori, The star 42Ori, The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, The star σOri
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Orion's sword  (Ha), 


            Nicolas Kizilian
Orion's sword  (Ha)
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Orion's sword (Ha)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 66

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: William Optics flat 6

Software: PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop C6

Filters: astrodon Ha 5nm

astrodon Ha 5nm: 27x30" bin 1x1
astrodon Ha 5nm: 185x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 15.6 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 1435531

RA center: 5h 37' 31"

DEC center: -3° 24' 43"

Pixel scale: 6.919 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.327 degrees

Field radius: 4.283 degrees

Resolution: 3958x2051

Data source: Backyard


A work in progress.

The Ha channel for my next mosaic.
A 6 pnnel mosaic, made over 6 nights
I'll do the colors asap. Waiting for the weather to improve !



Nicolas Kizilian
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Orion's sword  (Ha), 


            Nicolas Kizilian