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Contains:  41 the01 Ori, 42 c Ori, 43 the02 Ori, 44 iot Ori, 45 Ori, 48 sig Ori, 50 zet Ori, Alnitak, B33, De Mairan's nebula, Flame Nebula, Great Orion Nebula, Hatysa, Horsehead nebula, IC 420, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC431, IC432, IC434, IC435, Lower Sword, M 42, M 43, M43, Mairan's Nebula, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, NGC1924, NGC1973, NGC1975, NGC1977, NGC1980, NGC1981, NGC1999, NGC2023, NGC2024, Orion B, Orion Nebula, Sh2-276, Sh2-277, Sh2-279, Sh2-281, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, The star σOri, Upper Sword, VdB42, VdB44, VdB51, the Running Man Nebula
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From the Belt to the Sword, 


            Scotty Bishop
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From the Belt to the Sword

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Borg 55FL

Imaging cameras:Pentax K-3

Mounts:iOptron CEM25P

Software:Adobe Photoshop 2020Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor

Dates:March 22, 2020

Frames: 120x28" ISO1600

Integration: 0.9 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 27.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 3379482

RA center: 5h 37' 34"

DEC center: -3° 54' 38"

Pixel scale: 3.935 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -40.607 degrees

Field radius: 3.671 degrees

Resolution: 5651x3636

Data source: Traveller


This one was unguided since I was only doing 30s subs to keep from blowing the core of M42 (failed that that one) and due to loads clouds running through and causing me to lose my guide star. Not 100% happy, and I did push it hard to bring out some dust, but here you go! I may revise it.



Scotty Bishop
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From the Belt to the Sword, 


            Scotty Bishop

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