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Orion Nebula January 2020, 



    
        

            Chappel Astro
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT115EDT

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech 0.8x reducer/flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Red 31mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon Blue 31mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon Green 31mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance



Astrometry.net job: 3208178

RA center: 5h 34' 46"

DEC center: -5° 29' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.219 degrees

Field radius: 0.653 degrees


Resolution: 2690x1844

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

We are back to deep sky imaging after a long break. Spent a significant amount of time aligning the tilted CCD, but I think it can be further improved. I am satisfied with the results considering how long it's been since I have processed any deep sky data. This is an HDR image of 5, 15, and 30 second exposures in order to bring out the Trapezium and the surrounding nebula.

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Ethan
Chappel Astro
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Orion Nebula January 2020, 



    
        

            Chappel Astro