Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
Orion Nebula close up, 


            Richard Blackshaw
Orion Nebula close up
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Orion Nebula close up

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8se

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3300 (modified)

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Reducer/Corrector Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer & Correcto

Software: Lightroom  ·  Astro Pixel Processor Astro Pixel Precessor  ·  digiCamControl

Filters: Astronomik 2" CLS

Dates:Nov. 6, 2019

Frames:Astronomik 2" CLS: 98x25" ISO800

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 9.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3037564

RA center: 5h 34' 55"

DEC center: -5° 25' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.743 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.281 degrees

Field radius: 0.367 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1360

Locations: Back Garden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Just a little more processing on this quick image. Need to get more data!



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Orion Nebula close up, 


            Richard Blackshaw