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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49
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Orion Nebula, Astrophotography by HERITON


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Meade Reflector 80mm 80ED série 5000
    Orion Reflector 50mm
  • Imaging camera: Canon eos 70d
  • Mount: Equatorial sky-watcher azeq5
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Orion Reflector 50mm
  • Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy120mc
  • Filters: Optolong Luminance (UV/IR block) cls-ccd 2.00"
  • Accessories: Field flattener Orion
  • Processed with: DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
    Fitswork 4
    Ps Cs3

Frames / Subs




Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,676 x 1,653 pixels
  • Image Scale: 3.536 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 2º 37' 41''
  • RA Center: 5h 35m 23s
  • DEC Center: -5º 21' 12''
  • Orientation: 83.026 degrees E of N

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“If somebody had said before the flight, "Are you going to get carried away looking at the Earth from the moon?" I would have say, "No, no way." But yet when I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the moon, I cried.” Alan Shepard, Astronaut
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