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    Default Orion's lower half



    Not very proud of it... but we had just gotten back from the airport and the sky was pretty clear. Did a quick setup of my camera with the nifty fifty on basic tripod and let it snap off.

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    Lens: Nikon 50mm f/1.8 (set to f/2.8)
    Resolution after crop: 1213x1230
    Dates:Jan. 7, 2019
    Frames: 70x2"
    Integration: 140s/2m
    Avg. Moon age: 1.29 days
    Avg. Moon phase: 1.88%
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    RA center: 83.394 degrees
    DEC center: -4.637 degrees
    Pixel scale: 31.223 arcsec/pixel
    Orientation: 354.338 degrees
    Field radius: 7.491 degrees
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    For fun... annotation from my astrobin.

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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    Oh wow! Absolutely love the shot. Well done!
    Thanks for sharing it.
    Peace and clear skies,
    ken

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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    This is very nice GR.
    Thank you for posting.
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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    Wow, you managed to get the flame nebula with 2” exposures.
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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    Thx all!!

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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    Really nice wide field image....I LIKE!!
    Tom
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    Default Re: Orion's lower half

    Thx!

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