Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  46 eps Ori  ·  48 sig Ori  ·  50 zet Ori  ·  Alnilam  ·  Alnitak  ·  B33  ·  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 423  ·  IC 426  ·  IC 431  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  IC423  ·  IC426  ·  IC431  ·  IC432  ·  IC434  ·  IC435  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1990  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  NGC1975  ·  NGC1981  ·  NGC2023  ·  NGC2024  ·  Orion  ·  And 10 more.
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Orion dust clouds, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Orion dust clouds

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Orion dust clouds, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Orion dust clouds

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikkor 200-500mm f5.6

Imaging cameras: Nikon D850

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Sept. 28, 2019

Frames: 85x120" (2h 50') ISO3200

Integration: 2h 50'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 29.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.11%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 2972203

RA center: 5h 38' 51"

DEC center: -2° 17' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.243 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.009 degrees

Field radius: 2.994 degrees


Resolution: 8109x5162

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

First attempt at capturing the enormous dust clouds that live in constellation Orion. The horsehead nebula and flame nebula are obvious, but look around and you'll see cloud formations all over the place. To be continued.

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Orion dust clouds, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars