Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1982, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M-42 HDR, 



    
        

            Ray Morris
M-42 HDR
Powered byPixInsight

M-42 HDR

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON 8

Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR EOS 60da

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Celestron NexGuide

Focal reducers: Starizona SCT Corrector f/7.5

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS3


Dates:Oct. 1, 2014

Frames:
20x120" ISO1000
25x300" ISO1000
20x20" ISO800

Integration: 2.9 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2916303

RA center: 5h 34' 58"

DEC center: -5° 25' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.931 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.181 degrees

Field radius: 0.425 degrees


Resolution: 2700x1875

Locations: Douglas Springs Trailhead, Tucson, AZ, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Been over 5 years since I posted anything here. Been working with older data. This is a combination of exposures layered in Photoshop CS 3 to preserve the Trapezium structure. Converted to HDR using freeware called Luminance HDR.

Comments

Author

RayM5666
Ray Morris
License: None (All rights reserved)
980
Like

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M-42 HDR, 



    
        

            Ray Morris