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Orion Widefield with Comet - Canon 6DmkII and Rokinon 135

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#1 Poochpa

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:11 AM

I took this in early November 2020. It's been mostly cloudy since on moonless nights!  The image spans from M78 on the far left to the Witchhead Nebula on the right. Comet C/2020 M3 (Atlas) was strolling through Orion at the time. It can be seen in the upper left, adjacent to Eta Orionis.

 

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Modified Canon 6DmkII

Rokinon 135mm lens at f/2.8.

Ioptron SkyGuider Pro

 

Subs were 36x90s, ISO 1600.

 

Mike

 

https://www.cloudyni...658_2043529.jpg


Edited by Poochpa, 24 January 2021 - 10:18 AM.

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#2 james7ca

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:16 AM

I think this is the first time I've seen an image of a comet in Orion. That f/2.8 lens really brings out the faint nebulae in very little time.



#3 Daveatvt01

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:22 AM

Very neat!



#4 Jim R

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:32 AM

Really nice! I have the same setup, except for a crop sensor dslr instead of full frame. What did you use for post processing?

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:44 AM

I think this is the first time I've seen an image of a comet in Orion. That f/2.8 lens really brings out the faint nebulae in very little time.

I've never seen a comet in Orion either.  Fine image, good work.



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:49 AM

Great image!!



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 10:52 AM

Awesome

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 11:42 AM

So much going on in that region... I really like the wide angle shots of it. You've done a great job pulling out a lot of the details and faint nebulosity. That you captured the comet as well is just icing on the cake. Well done!



#9 Poochpa

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 04:54 PM

Thanks everyone! Jim R., I used DeepSkyStacker for preprocessing, and PixInsight and Photoshop for post.

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#10 Borodog

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 04:57 PM

Magnificent.



#11 SeymoreStars

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 05:01 PM

Very nice and from the northeast, that deserves extra credit.

 

Did you have a lot of satellite passes?

 

Every time I pointed towards Orion there were satellites in my image.


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#12 Poochpa

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 08:26 PM

Thanks Borodog and Steve. There were satellites in every sub.

Mike



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Posted 25 January 2021 - 01:27 AM

I took this in early November 2020. It's been mostly cloudy since on moonless nights!  The image spans from M78 on the far left to the Witchhead Nebula on the right. Comet C/2020 M3 (Atlas) was strolling through Orion at the time. It can be seen in the upper left, adjacent to Eta Orionis.

 

Equipment:

Modified Canon 6DmkII

Rokinon 135mm lens at f/2.8.

Ioptron SkyGuider Pro

 

Subs were 36x90s, ISO 1600.

 

Mike

 

https://www.cloudyni...658_2043529.jpg

Holy ****



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Posted 28 January 2021 - 12:42 AM

Absolutely gorgeous image mate. Beautiful. Well done.

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#15 Poochpa

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Posted 28 January 2021 - 09:05 AM

Thanks Chanrobi and Rocklobster!

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