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M42 without a telescope

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Observer
David Basey
Time of observation
13/02/2017 - 20:40
Object
M42 - The Great Orion Nebula
Equipment
Canon 1000D
Vixen Polarie tracker
Exposure
54x60s Canon 250mm zoom lens @f5.6 1600ASA
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It really is amazing, to me anyway, how much detail can be recorded with just a standard camera and lens mounted on a star tracker.

The images were combined in Deep Sky Stacker, the Gamma curve manipulated in Registax and final adjustments made in Photoshop Elements 11. This included DDP processing as described here:- http://darkhorizons.emissionline.com/PSDDP.htm

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