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Orion and the Unicorn, 


            Andrew Lockwood
Orion and the Unicorn

Orion and the Unicorn

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon AF 50 mm F/1.4

Imaging camera:NIKON D800

Mount:Vixen Polarie


Resolution: 7378x4924

Dates:Feb. 1, 2014

Frames: 60x90"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.79% job: 174860

RA center: 90.865 degrees

DEC center: -1.310 degrees

Pixel scale: 19.385 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.428 degrees

Field radius: 23.886 degrees

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


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.



Andrew Lockwood
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion and the Unicorn, 


            Andrew Lockwood