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Wide Field Orion

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About this observation
Observer
Tony Morris
Time of observation
18/01/2012 - 21:47
Object
Wide Field Orion
Observing location
Tenerife
Equipment
Canon EOS 450D (IR block removed)
Canon EF100L (Macro Lens) @ F2.8
Ioptron SkyTracker
Backyard EOS control software
A big flask of hot tea
Exposure
49 * 180 second exposures @ ISO 800
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The image was taken from the access road to the main observatories on Tenerefe.

It was quite windy and cold.

To minimise wind shake the tripod was placed in a sheltered position near some earth works at the side of the road

My thanks to Harry at Harrys Astroshed for processing guidance with this image

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