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Contains:  Great Orion Nebula, IC 420, IC 430, Lower Sword, M 42, M 43, Mairan's Nebula, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, Orion Nebula, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star 49Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, The star υOri, Upper Sword, the Running Man Nebula
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Orion Nebula Wide Field, 


Orion Nebula Wide Field
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Orion Nebula Wide Field

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:William Optics RedCat 51 APOWilliam Optics SpaceCat 51 APO

Imaging camera:Pentax K-5 II

Mount:iOptron iEQ30 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Williams Optics 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120mini

Focal reducer:William Optics Flat73

Software:PHD2 GuidingPinInsight 1.8

Dates:Dec. 25, 2019

Frames: 60x180"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.59%

Basic astrometry details job: 3324346

RA center: 5h 35' 19"

DEC center: -5° 21' 36"

Pixel scale: 3.972 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.977 degrees

Field radius: 3.247 degrees

Resolution: 4916x3238

Locations: Cerro Venado Norte, Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

Data source: Traveller


First try at long exposures with the William Optics SpaceCat 51 using my DSLR



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Orion Nebula Wide Field,