Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  IC 420  ·  IC 423  ·  IC 426  ·  IC 430  ·  IC 431  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  Lower Sword  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  NGC 2064  ·  NGC 2067  ·  NGC 2071  ·  Orion B  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star 31Ori  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 49Ori  ·  And 8 more.
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon Eos 6D Astrodon inside

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120


Dates:Dec. 27, 2019

Frames: 100x180" (5h)

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3319635

RA center: 5h 37' 43"

DEC center: -2° 38' 24"

Pixel scale: 10.890 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.782 degrees

Field radius: 5.155 degrees


Resolution: 3000x1618

Data source: Traveller

Description

- Mosaic of 3 tiles -

Located near the equator, the constellation of Orion is visible from both hemispheres. Emblematic of our winter sky, it remains relatively low above the horizon. To photograph it in the best conditions, I therefore traveled to Chile to take advantage of the beautiful sky of the Hacienda des Etoiles, in the Ovalle region.

We can clearly recognize the 3 stars of the Orion belt, almost perfectly aligned and forming an asterism.

The lower star, Alnitak, is close to the Horse Head Nebulae (IC 434) and the Flame (NGC 2024).

To the right is the spectacular Orion nebula (M42), visible to the naked eye.

Bottom left near the start of the Barnard loop, the M78 reflection nebula.

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Uru-anna, the light of the skies, 



    
        

            Sabine Gloaguen