The sparkling sword of Orion with M42

Posted by dark_falconer
on Monday, September 2, 2013

~ The Sparkling Sword Of Orion The Hunter

This image is a composition of 5x50 second light frames for a total of 4 minutes 10 seconds, ISO 400.

Processed with Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 Beta 47 using 5 dark, flat, dark flat and offset frames and Sagelight Image Editor v4.4.

No auto-guiding scope, camera or software was used.


~ Equipment

Celestron Omni XLT 150 FL 750mm f/5 Newtonian Reflector & Orion 8x40 illuminated straight through finder scope.

Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial, TrueTrack duel axis electronic drive & polar axis finder scope.

Baader Planetarium  2" Moon & Skyglow IR-Cut Neodymium Filter.

Canon EOS Rebel T3 1100D DSLR .

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