Central Orion Constellation

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About this Image

Around the center of this constellation the Belt and Orion's Sword are situated featuring famous emission and reflection areas such as Orion Nebula (M42,M43), Horsehead Nebula (IC434), Flame Nebula (NGC2024), M78 Nebula and a part of the Barnard's loop

Technical Details


Nikkor 200mm f/2.0 G2 ED at f/2.8

Mount Chart32 fork mount piggyback
Camera Nikon D810A with remote timer
Date Jan 2015
Location CTIO Chile
Sky Conditions mag 21.5 sky, temperature 10-15 C
Exposure 16x5min combined
Programs used ImagesPlus
Photoshop CS5