PhotographerMatsopoulos N. Theofanis
Location of photoFragades,Zagori,Greece
Date/Time of photo23-27/12/11
EquipmentCamera: Canon EOS 40D MOD
4 frame mosaic (6330x4220 pixels)
Exposure: Each frame is a composite of 20 frames x 15min at ISO 1600.
HDR for M42-43: 3 frames x 10min , 3 frames x 5min, 2 frames x 1min, 2 frames x 30sec, 2 frames x 15sec
2 frames x 5sec
Total Exposure: 20h 50min
Lens: 135mm , f/5.6
Mount: Meade LX200 10''
Processing: MaximDL, PixInsight,Photoshop
Color RGB + Red Chanel as Luminance
Temperature: aprox. -10 C
DescriptionOrion, often referred to as The Hunter, is a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world. It is one of the most conspicuous, and most recognisable constellations in the night sky.