Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 430  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M 78  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1990  ·  NGC 1999  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  NGC 2064  ·  NGC 2067  ·  NGC 2068  ·  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  ·  And 1 more.
Orion's Belt and Sword, 



    
        

            Neil Winston
Orion's Belt and Sword
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Orion's Belt and Sword

Orion's Belt and Sword, 



    
        

            Neil Winston
Orion's Belt and Sword
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Orion's Belt and Sword

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Pentax Takumar 135mm f/3.5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da  ·  Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip-Filter  ·  Ha


Dates:Dec. 25, 2011Jan. 3, 2013

Frames:
Astronomik CLS Clip-Filter: 15x600" (2h 30') ISO800
Ha: 13x300" (1h 5') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 35'

Darks: 42

Flats: 15

Avg. Moon age: 10.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 122644

RA center: 05h38m03s

DEC center: -03°0704

Pixel scale: 6.512 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.853 degrees

Field radius: 4.870 degrees


Resolution: 2971x4488

Description

This wide-field image is a composite of color data shot with a Canon 60Da and Hydrogen alpha data shot with a Canon 350d.

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Orion's Belt and Sword, 



    
        

            Neil Winston