Orion Nebula 2

 
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Another capture of the Orion Nebula. This time I used the Registar program to register and stack several photos to reduce expousure noise and then enhanced it a tad in Arcsoft. The seeing was a bit better when I took these shots and I had pretty good focus. I also wanted to post a larger photo. My appologies to those not interested in astrophotography or astronomy. I think this is one of the prettiest and easiest to capture objects in all the night sky. Thanks for looking

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Gunnar - Feb 26, 2008 02:43 PM EDT
Congratulations to a fantastic photo! Cosmos is really beautiful. I believe it must be exiting to see this with your own eyes. Well done!
azkul - Feb 07, 2008 10:11 AM EDT
Awesome! We need more astrophotography on the site like this! Thanks for letting us take a look at this spectacular sight.
lorraine - Feb 06, 2008 09:01 PM EDT
A beautiful sight, thanks for making them easy for us to see and the info.
whittler113 - Feb 06, 2008 03:24 PM EDT
Oh Boy, you are really getting out there now Don. You are just having too much fun with that new teleacope.Thats a very pretty shot.
donwrob - Feb 05, 2008 10:47 AM EDT
Hi Stephenf. Thanks for the compliment. I forgot to mention the rest of the equipment in the description. I use a 10" Newtonian reflector telescope, 1200mm @ f4.7 on an Atlas goto mount. The 30d hooked up direct. (prime focus). Shutter set to bulb, 6 varying expousures from 15 seconds to 30 seconds. ISOs from 800 to 1250. Don
stephenf - Feb 05, 2008 08:06 AM EDT
Great photo. May I ask which equipment you have used, is it only your 30D + Arcsoft or do you use a telescope as well? Regards Stephen

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