Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Horsehead nebula  ·  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 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri  ·  The star σOri
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Orion's most famous nebulae

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

Filters: astrodon Ha 5nm


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1461160

RA center: 05h37m41s

DEC center: -03°4828

Pixel scale: 6.917 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.121 degrees

Field radius: 3.312 degrees


Resolution: 2971x1750

Data source: Backyard

Description

Many thanks to Kevin Priebe for giving me the RGB data to colorize my Ha channel.

The field I'm planning to achieve is wider than that, and I still hope to make my own RGB in order to cover the entire field.

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Orion's  most famous nebulae, 



    
        

            Nicolas Kizilian