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Image of the day 01/23/2013

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    Orion's Nebulas, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
    Orion's Nebulas
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED102T CF

    Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 9M

    Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope

    Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

    Focal reducers: William Optics Field Flattener IV

    Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  Nebulosity

    Filters: Baader L 36mm  ·  Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm  ·  Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm


    Dates:Jan. 21, 2013

    Frames:Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm: 36x1200" -30C bin 1x1

    Integration: 12.0 hours

    Darks: ~3

    Avg. Moon age: 9.62 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 72.87%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 87604

    RA center: 5h 40' 20"

    DEC center: -2° 58' 12"

    Pixel scale: 15.031 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 159.233 degrees

    Field radius: 4.547 degrees


    Resolution: 620x643

    Description

    This is a 12 frame Ha mosaic with M42 and the Horsehead images blended in. The background mosaic's stars colors need redone with RGB frames.
    I have more details on my blog in 4 parts,as this was and still is a work in progress.
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