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Orion over Boston, 


            Nico Carver

Orion over Boston

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 14mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha

Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

Dates:Feb. 19, 2020

Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 5x5" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 22x120" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 25.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.84%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3257156

Resolution: 1536x1920

Data source: Traveller


On 2/19/2020 (after a couple failed attempts) I captured this image of the Orion constellation and many emission nebula setting over the city of Boston and the Charles River. It was taken with a wide angle lens (14mm), a mono camera, and H-alpha + Luminance filters.



Nico Carver
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons


Orion over Boston, 


            Nico Carver