Orion Wide Field

Constellations:

Orion
Taurus
Canis Major.

Objects:

M42 Orion Nebula
M45 Pleiades
C41 Hyades

Image:

Date: 2018-01-20.
Location: Leumeah, NSW.
Environment: outer suburban.
Cloud: clear.
Moon: Setting 3 day crescent.
Image acquisition software: SharpCap.
Image post-processing: GIMP.
Cropping: no.

Gear:
Imaging camera: ZWO ASI 290 MC, with all sky lens attachment.
Camera mount: standard camera tripod.

Camera Settings:

[ZWO ASI290MC]
Debayer Preview=On
Pan=0
Tilt=0
Output Format=PNG files (*.png)
Binning=1
Capture Area=1936×1096
Colour Space=RAW8
Temperature=31.7
High Speed Mode=Off
Turbo USB=100(Auto)
Flip=None
Frame Rate Limit=Maximum
Gain=14
Exposure=30
Timestamp Frames=On
White Bal (B)=95
White Bal (R)=52
Brightness=160
Gamma=87
Auto Exp Max Gain=300
Auto Exp Max Exp M S=30000
Auto Exp Target Brightness=100
Mono Bin=Off
Apply Flat=None
Subtract Dark=None
Display Brightness=1
Display Contrast=1
Display Gamma=1
TimeStamp=2018-01-20T10:16:25.7653643Z

Observing Notes:
This was my first test image of my new ZWO 290 colour camera, fitted on a tripod and using an all sky lens.


Image © R.Powell


 

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