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Contains:  The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion Nebula in RGB, 


            Joel Bladen
Orion Nebula in RGB

Orion Nebula in RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ED80T CF APO Triplet Refractor

Imaging camera:ASI ZWO 1600 MM-Cooled

Mount:Sky watcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ST80

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI290MM

Software:Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2, Pixinsight


Resolution: 4400x3520

Dates:Nov. 5, 2018

Astronomik Blue: 13x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green: 13x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 13x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.33

Temperature: 24.33 job: 2355126

RA center: 83.781 degrees

DEC center: -5.255 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.575 degrees

Field radius: 1.280 degrees

Locations: Beaudesert Field, Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard


While still trying out new things to get everything working as planned, each time. I pushed through a lot of haze through the night to get at least a descent image of the Orion Nebula. I was taking narrowband at the same time, so there is another photo in SHO. See



Joel Bladen
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Orion Nebula in RGB, 


            Joel Bladen