Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  IC 431  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  Orion B  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
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Horse-head and Flame - first light, 



    
        

            Peter64
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Horse-head and Flame - first light

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            Peter64
Horse-head and Flame - first light
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Horse-head and Flame - first light

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 300mm f/4L Canon 300L

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D w/full spectrum mod Canon 600D

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Pro Equatorial Mount for DSLR

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Russell Cromaan Astrophotography GradientXterminator  ·  Starnet++  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.2 Stacking software

Filters: Hoya 77mm Starscape Light Pollution Filter  ·  Astronomic UV-IR Block L2


Dates:Jan. 1, 2021

Frames: 300x60" (5h)

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 17.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.14%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4347001

RA center: 5h 39' 19"

DEC center: -2° 22' 40"

Pixel scale: 3.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.295 degrees

Field radius: 2.223 degrees


Resolution: 4306x3048

Locations: Backyard, Perth, W.A, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

First captures with modified Canon 600d. Conditions not ideal mostly due to wind and a 300mm lens mounted on a star adventurer. But very happy with the results. As alway comments and suggestions welcome.

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