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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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Orion Nebula - First Light with stock Canon 60D, 





    
        

            Francois Theriault
Orion Nebula - First Light with stock Canon 60D

Orion Nebula - First Light with stock Canon 60D

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Mallincam VRC-8

Imaging camera:Canon 60D

Mount:CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Altair Astro GPCAM2 AR0130 Mono Guide

Software:Adobe Photoshop 5 CS

Accessory:SkyTech CLS-CCD for Canon EOS

Resolution: 4852x3298

Dates:March 12, 2018

Frames:
27x180" ISO1600
15x30" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.05%

Astrometry.net job: 1969261

RA center: 83.780 degrees

DEC center: -5.449 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.558 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.751 degrees

Field radius: 0.455 degrees

Locations: Genesis Observatory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Description

This is my first attempt at one shot colour using a stock Canon camera. After years of doing LRGB and Narrowband imaging, using a DSLR is a refreshing change.

Looks like astrophotography will be fun again....

I modified the camera with a SkyTech CLS-CCD filter to cut down on city lights and enhance the nebula. Quite impressed with the results as it is the first time using it.

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Orion Nebula - First Light with stock Canon 60D, 





    
        

            Francois Theriault