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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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Orion Nebula in 30 Minutes, 


            Scott Tucker
Orion Nebula in 30 Minutes
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Orion Nebula in 30 Minutes

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:Celestron 9.25 SCT

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts:Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI290MC

Software:MaxIm DL Pro 6photoshop ccPleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Accessory:Starizona Hyperstar 9.25"

Dates:Feb. 7, 2019

Frames: 20x90" bin 0x0

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.07%

Basic astrometry details job: 3125671

RA center: 5h 35' 12"

DEC center: -5° 24' 54"

Pixel scale: 3.650 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.173 degrees

Field radius: 1.242 degrees

Resolution: 2000x1417

Data source: Backyard


Imaging at f/2 never gets old.... I took this data as a test last February and just poked at it again with some recent processing techniques and was pleased with what I got in only 30 minutes of exposure time. (Plus 5 x 10 seconds for the Trapezium.)



Scott Tucker
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Orion Nebula in 30 Minutes, 


            Scott Tucker