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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54
Orion Wide Field A very wide field view of Orion showing all of the most famous objects. Taken with a piggy-backed Canon XSi (modded by Gary Honis) on a TV Pronto. The Pronto held the guide camera. Frames: 1x240" Location: Chiefland Observers, Chiefland, Florida, United States
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Orion Nebula, Astrophotography by allen456


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Canon EF-S 55-250mm
  • Imaging camera: Canon EOS 450D / Digi Rebel XSi / Kiss X2
  • Mount: Takahashi EM200
  • Guiding telescope / lens: TeleVue Pronto
  • Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot
  • Processed with: Software Bisque TheSky6
    PHD guiding
    O'Telescope BackyardEOS

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 4,272 x 2,848 pixels
  • Image Scale: 4.435 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 5º 15' 59''
  • RA Center: 5h 38m 01s
  • DEC Center: -3º 50' 03''
  • Orientation: 76.263 degrees E of N

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