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The Beating Heart of Orion

M 42, LRGB

March 18th, 2018

I shot this data as a test when I first got the NEQ6 and AT6RC combo running. This is the highest resolution that I have ever captured the orion nebula and I was able to bring out a ton of detail in the trapezium, something that usually gets blown out.

Captured on: January 10th, 2018

Gear:
AT6RC, 1370mm @ F/9
ZWO ASI 1600mm-C
ZWO EFW-8
ZWO filters
Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro
Orion SSAG

Acquisition:

Luminance: Astronomik CLS filter(1.25′), 15x15s, 20x120s, -15C, 1x1bin, Unity Gain
Red: ZWO Red filter(1.25″), 15x30s, -15C, 2×2 bin, Unity Gain
Green: ZWO Green filter(1.25″), 15x30s, -15C, 2×2 bin, Unity Gain
Blue: ZWO Blue filter(1.25″), 15x30s, -15C, 2×2 bin, Unity Gain

Total Aquisition of 1hr, 6 min

Software:
PS, DSS, PHD2, SGP

Thanks for looking!