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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion and Running Man, 70 mins, 





    
        

            Alex
Orion and Running Man, 70 mins

Orion and Running Man, 70 mins

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher ED80

Imaging camera:Sony a6300

Mount:iOptron CEM25P

Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducer:SkyWatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector for 80ED

Software:INDI/Ekos

Resolution: 2179x1516

Dates:Feb. 24, 2019

Frames: 14x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.50%

Astrometry.net job: 2555343

RA center: 83.716 degrees

DEC center: -5.291 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.081 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.418 degrees

Field radius: 1.136 degrees

Locations: Home, Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

A second attempt at this shot, this time I didn't have everything go wrong with my kit like the last time
Taken over two nights in between imaging other objects.

Equipment:
iOptron CEM25P mount
Skywatcher ED80 DS Pro (510mm Focal Length with 0.85x Reducer/Flattener)
Sony a6300 camera
ZWO ASI 120MM-S Guide Camera
SkyWatcher 9x50 Finder as guide scope
Nanopi M4 running Armbian with KStars and EKOS/INDI for capture and guiding

Acquisition:
Nights of the 2nd and 24th of February 2019
Temperature 0 degress C and 3 degrees C
14x 300 seconds dithered lights @ ISO 400 (70 total mins)
42 darks
70 flats
300 bias

Pre-Processing:
dcraw conversion script to ensure no white balancing
Stacked in DSS

Main Image Processing in Star Tools:
Bin 50%
Crop
Wipe
Develop
Deconvolution
Contrast
HDR
Filter
Colour
Life
Wavelet De-Noise
Magic - Star reduction

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Alex
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Orion and Running Man, 70 mins, 





    
        

            Alex