Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 2024  ·  NGC 2112  ·  Orion B  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Part of the constellation Lepus (Lep)  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star Bellatrix (γOri)  ·  The star Betelgeuse (αOri)  ·  The star Cursa (βEri)  ·  The star Mintaka (δOri)  ·  The star Rigel (βOri)  ·  The star Saiph (κOri)  ·  The star ηOri  ·  The star ιOri
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A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR), 



    
        

            Marzo Varea
A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR)
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A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR)

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A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR), 



    
        

            Marzo Varea
A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR)
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A headless giant (Orion, unmodified DSLR)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7000

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini

Software: François Meyer, team free-astro Siril  ·  Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team GIMP


Dates:March 2, 2019

Frames: 7x120" (14') ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 14'

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 25.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.81%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4290752

RA center: 5h 37' 25"

DEC center: -1° 49' 19"

Pixel scale: 16.258 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.288 degrees

Field radius: 13.407 degrees


Resolution: 3280x4948

Locations: Virgen de Magallón, Leciñena, Aragón, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

Lens was full open at f:2.8; the seven best out of ten 120-second takes. All 30-second ones were ruined by clouds, so a burnt out M42 it is. I probably should have set the ISO to 100 instead of 800, too.

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