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Alnitak on Orion's Belt with the Flame and Horsehead nebulae
 
© Copyright Mike O'Day 2015 - all rights reserved

Alnitak on Orion's Belt with the Flame and Horsehead nebulae

Orion's Belt - centered on "Alnitak", a 1.7 magnitute tripple star at one end of the belt.
Includes the Flame Nebula (NGC2024) and IC434 which contains the Horsehead Nebula.
Skywatcher Quattro 10" f4 Newtonian.
Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount
Orion 80mm f5 guide scope and auto guider - PHD2.
Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector, UHC-S 'nebula' filter.
Nikon D5300 (unmodified).
Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.
UHC-S - 19 x 2min ISO400 (12bit NEF, Long Exp. NR on).
Raw conversion, initial colour balance and shadow and hightlight recover in DXO Optics Pro, aligned and stacked in Nebulosity, processed in Photoshop
5 October 14


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