Orion Widefield | Leon Aslan

Photographer
Leon Aslan
Email
leon@socalastro.com
Location of photo
Anza, CA
Date/Time of photo
2007-11-18
Equipment
I used a Hutech modified Canon Digital Rebel XTi Camera with a Sigma 30mm lens on a Takahashi EM-10 equatorial mount. The shot is a composite of 20 images that are each 5 minutes long taken at ISO400 f/4.0. Stacking of the images was done in ImagesPlus 2.80 software and final processing in Adobe Photoshop CS2.
Description
This is a widefield shot of the Orion constellation region. Not only in the familiar shape of the constaellation is visible, but also the bright red loop known as Barnard's Loop, The Rosette Nebula in the upper left as well as the bright start Sirius in the lower left of the frame.
Website
www.socalastro.com