Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Horsehead nebula  ·  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 51Ori  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star Mintaka (δOri)  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri  ·  The star σOri
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Orion Mosaic 32, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
Orion Mosaic 32
Powered byPixInsight

Orion Mosaic 32

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C1100 Edge HD + Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Focal reducers: Starzona Hyperstar

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6


Dates:March 12, 2018March 18, 2018

Frames:
957x30"
Optolong 2" HA 7nm: 173x120"

Integration: 13.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 12.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1991730

RA center: 5h 39' 59"

DEC center: -2° 24' 0"

Pixel scale: 5.591 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.722 degrees

Field radius: 5.168 degrees


Resolution: 5555x3665

Data source: Backyard

Description

32 Panel Orion Mosaic

Larger version on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/22VdQGA
Annotated version: https://flic.kr/p/22VdQVS

Each panel:(average#)
L-14x30sec
R-10x30
G-6x30
B-6x30
HA-3x120sec

Totals:
1130 Subframes/ 13h 45m

The original image measured 22,220 x 14,660 pixels

QHY163M
11" Celestron EdgeHD w/Hyperstar (F/2)
Orion HDX-110

I overlayed an extremely blurred, cropped version of this: https://flic.kr/p/JEStw8 and set the layer to "soft light" as an experiment...

Also I used core data from these:
Horsehead Nebula full: https://flic.kr/p/22tVKd3
Horsehead close-up: https://flic.kr/p/P1UuSp
M42 full: https://flic.kr/p/RWJcUJ
M78: https://flic.kr/p/Q6paht

Processed in PixInsight, assembled in Photoshop 2017

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Orion Mosaic 32, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges

In these public groups

Deep Sky Mosaics
QHY Users Group