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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, The star σOri
Orion region, 


            Dan Phillips
Orion region
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Orion region

Technical card

Imaging camera:Canon Rebel XT

Dates:Feb. 22, 2014

Frames: 42x30"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.27%

Basic astrometry details job: 187700

RA center: 5h 37' 51"

DEC center: -3° 40' 58"

Pixel scale: 6.749 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.609 degrees

Field radius: 2.795 degrees

Resolution: 1882x2314


Orion with revision 3 of the barn door mount. Finally tracking reliably, though I need a few more speed tweaks. Soon I can start taking some more widefield photos as well and perhaps even some subjects other than my standard Orion test :)



Dan Phillips
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Orion region, 


            Dan Phillips