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Orion Nebula - Bright Moon, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum
Orion Nebula - Bright Moon
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Orion Nebula - Bright Moon

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Orion Nebula - Bright Moon, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum
Orion Nebula - Bright Moon
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Orion Nebula - Bright Moon

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot

Software: Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  CloudMakers AstroTelescope  ·  CloudMakers AstroGuider  ·  Adobe PHOTOSHOP

Filters: Optolong 2" L-Enhance


Dates:Jan. 29, 2021

Frames: 30x90" (45')

Integration: 45'

Avg. Moon age: 15.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4189696

RA center: 05h35m10s

DEC center: -05°2504

Pixel scale: 1.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 66.635 degrees

Field radius: 1.107 degrees


Resolution: 4144x2825

Locations: Home, Central, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

So last night was a very bright 100% illuminated moon, so I decided to shoot with the L-eNhance filter and it worked well. Shooting in a narrower band really does open up the number of clear nights you can shoot successfully (If Nebulae are your thing)

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Orion Nebula - Bright Moon, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum