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Observation by Tony Vale: Sigma Orionis

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Tony Vale

Observer

Tony Vale

Observed

2020 Mar 14 - 19:50

Uploaded

2020 Aug 21 - 15:49

Objects

σ-Ori

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h39m
Dec: -02°26'
Position angle: -104°34'

Field size

1°57' × 1°25'

Equipment
  • 4" short focus refractor
  • Canon 600D DSLR
Exposure

60 mins total integration time, ISO 800

Location

Andalucia

Target name

Sigma Orionis

Title

Sigma Orionis

About this image

Sigma Orionis is one of the the HOYS targets and that was why this image was acquired. The wide field allows the Horses Head nebula to be captured as well. The stacked image was later split into the three Tri colour filters before submission to the HOYS database   

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