Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Orion and the Unicorn, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood
Orion and the Unicorn
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Orion and the Unicorn

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Orion and the Unicorn, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood
Orion and the Unicorn
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Orion and the Unicorn

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon AF 50 mm F/1.4

Imaging cameras: NIKON D800

Mounts: Vixen Polarie

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop


Dates:Feb. 1, 2014

Frames: 60x90" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 1.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.79%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 174860

RA center: 6h 3' 27"

DEC center: -1° 18' 36"

Pixel scale: 19.385 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.428 degrees

Field radius: 23.886 degrees


Resolution: 7378x4924

Locations: dark(ish) sky site, York, Western Australia, Australia

Description

Here's the naked eye view of this spectacular part of the sky. AS well as the bright nebulae in Orion, Barnard's loop and the witch head are visible in this widefield. ALso, the Rosette, the cone and the seagull nebulae are visible to the east in Monoceros.

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Orion and the Unicorn, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood