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M42 the Orion nebula with Epsilon130 and Eos6d

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging camera:Canon Eos6da

Mount:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix InsightPhotoshop

Resolution: 3644x2433

Dates:Feb. 5, 2019

Frames: 151x180"

Integration: 7.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.35% job: 2589772

RA center: 83.795 degrees

DEC center: -5.288 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.709 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.055 degrees

Field radius: 2.866 degrees

Locations: my little astrofarm, Weppersdorf, Austria

Data source: Traveller


I was doing some test shoots on the Orion nebula, the only problem was after the test I could not stop shooting. So, after 10+ years I have made a new picture of this eternal beauty :-)

Eos6d at Iso800 3min throughout, and some shoots 30sec at Iso400 and Iso100 for the bright core.



License: None (All rights reserved)



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M42 the Orion nebula with Epsilon130 and Eos6d,