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Observation by Paul Anthony Brierley: Good by Orion

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Paul Anthony Brierley

Observer

Paul Anthony Brierley

Observed

2018 Feb 15 - 20:21

Uploaded

2018 Feb 16 - 20:22

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h34m
Dec: -03°58'
Position angle: -0°39'

Field size

5°26' × 8°05'

Location

Whirlpool Observatory SK11

Target name

Orion

Title

Good by Orion

About this image
Good evening "Skywatchers"
Well, what do you know? We have had three evenings with clear skies and know Moon. Surely this has to be a record for British Skies and Astronomers.
Last night I wanted to say farewell to our old friend Orion.
So- I spent the evening imaging the area surrounding the three belt stars and Messier 42. The camera was my trusty Canon 1000D and the lens, my new Tamron zoom. I had that set to 140mm at F9.
Here then are 34x3 minute exposures Un-guided.

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