Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

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ionia23
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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

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I'm particularly proud of how this one came out. I was surprised it didn't need much in the way of processing.

Object: M42
Common name: Orion Nebula
Telescope: Williams-Thompson 105mm APO refractor
Camera: Orion Starshoot G4 OSC
Mount: Orion Atlas
Guiding: Orion Starshoot Autoguider ST-4

50 x 15 second light frames
no darks, no flats, no bias
Debayering in Orion Camera Studio
Stacking in FitsWork4

Processing in Startools.
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romoore14
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Re: Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

Post by romoore14 »

My M42 after about 7mos. starting this awesome hobby!!!!! Captured on Nov. 3rd and 12th, 5.5hrs. of data @ 3min. exposures. William Optics Zenithstar 81mm apo, Flat6aiii, ASI533mc Pro, Optolong L eNhance 2" filter, ASIair Pro (for image management), Meade LX85 eq. mount and the Ipad Air 4th gen!!!!! Calibration frames included were darks, flats and dark flats. Stacked w/Deep Sky Stacker and post processed w/Startools of course!!!!
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ionia23
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Re: Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

Post by ionia23 »

Hello there.

I didn't' get a chance to see you image> i get a "Signature Expired" error when I try to view it. Any chance of uploading it again? I've gotta see what 5.5 hours of integration time looks like :)
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