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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, Horsehead nebula, IC 2118, IC 434, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 1990, NGC 2024, Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri), 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, Witch Head nebula
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Orion From GNTO, 


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Orion From GNTO
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Orion From GNTO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D

Mounts: NyxTech Nyx Tracker

Dates:Jan. 18, 2020

Frames: 35x50"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.48%

Basic astrometry details job: 3211415

RA center: 5h 36' 1"

DEC center: -0° 14' 24"

Pixel scale: 42.491 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 351.242 degrees

Field radius: 12.889 degrees

Resolution: 1267x1779

Locations: Backyard, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Traveller


2 panel mosaic of the constellation Orion from General Nathan Twinning Observatory, an amatuer observatory in a Bortle 3 dark sky spot run by the Albuquerque Astronomical Society, of which I am now a member! Unfortunately I couldn't frame up Orion properly, so I had to crop a lot more from the mosaic than I wanted to.

Gear Used:
Canon 350D
Canon 50mm f/1.8
NyxTech Nyxtracker V2
Neewer 66in Aluminum Tripod

Aquisition Details:
Panel 1 - 15x50"+ 4x10" for M42 Core
Panel 2 - 20x50"

Software Used:
Adobe Camera Raw
PixInsight 1.8
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1



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License: Attribution Creative Commons


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Description: Isengard Telescope. 16in f/6 Cave Newtonian at General Nathan Twining Observatory

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