M42 - The Orion Nebula

    Exposure Details
    Lens Sky-Watcher Esprit 100
    Focal Length 550mm
    Focal Ratio F5.5
    Mount Takahashi NJP
    Guiding Orion Magnificient Mini Autoguider
    Camera Canon T3i Full Spectrum Modified (Gary Honis)

    42 lights at 10 seconds each for HDR

    40 lights at 20 seconds each for HDR

    49 lights at 30 seconds each for HDR

    40 lights at 60 seconds each for HDR

    50 lights at 120 seconds each for HDR

    35 lights at 300 seconds each for HDR

    Calibration 30 darks, no flats, 100 bias
    Date September 25th-27th of the year 2014
    Temperature 24 degrees C
    SQM Reading Bortle 1
    Seeing Great
    Location Okie-Tex Star Party- Kenton, OK
    Software Used Backyard EOS, PixInsight, PHD Guiding
    Notes Finally I was able to grab an HDR Orion from good skies. I'm still working on processing this result because teasing out all the details is very difficult but I was able to get a ton of detail here and perform an HDR combine.

© 2017 Astrophotography by Jerry Gardner