Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  IC 430  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1990  ·  NGC 1999  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star 29Ori  ·  The star 31Ori  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star Mintaka (δOri)  ·  The star ιOri  ·  The star σOri  ·  The star υOri
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Gems of Orion, 



    
        

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            David McGarvey
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Gems of Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Telephoto

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X-AG

Software: Photoshop CC 2018  ·  rnc-color-stretch  ·  RawTherapee  ·  DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1


Dates:Oct. 24, 2019

Frames: 22x180" (1h 6')

Integration: 1h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 25.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3105245

RA center: 5h 40' 8"

DEC center: -3° 16' 51"

Pixel scale: 9.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.283 degrees

Field radius: 6.856 degrees


Resolution: 4320x2925

Locations: Back Yard, Westover, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Some of Orion's gems as seen in the pre-dawn sky from my home in Pennsylvania, USA on 10/24/19.

Nikon D750 (Stock)
Rokinon 135mm f/2 ED UMC lens
f/2
ISO 1600
AstroTrac TT320X-AG - no guiding
Induro CLT404L Tripod

Acquisition:

22 x 180" exposures (66 mins. total integration time)

Processing:

RawTherapee, Deep Sky Stacker, RNC-Color-Stretch, Starnet++, & Photoshop.

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