Orions Belt, the Horsehead Nebula (B33) and the Orion Nebula (M42)

Posted by Termo
on Thursday, April 29, 2010

by Brendan Alexander


Location: Killygordon, Co. Donegal.
Time: 20:30-22:00
Date: 14 March 2010
Target: Orion's Belts (inculding M42 and the Horsehead Nebula)
Exposures: Seven ten minute exposures (6 Darks).  70mins total exposure.  Combined with 15 x 30sec and 30 x 15sec exposures for the core of the Orion nebula.
Equipment: Mount- Celestron CG4
                Camera- Unmodified Canon 1000D
                Lens- 70-300mm Sigma APO working at 135mm
                Additional- Astronomik cls clip LP filter.
Stacking & Processing: DeepSkyStacker & Photoshop 7.0

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