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The Great Orion Nebula with New Telescope
Lens: Stellarvue 80 ED Camera: Pentax K-1 Photo Location: My Colorado Backyard ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F7.1 
Posted By: Colorado CJ, 12-08-2018, 08:15 PM

I think I am going to LOVE shooting with this scope.

This is 75, 1 minute exposures taken with the Stellarvue Access 80 and Pentax K1.

This is a work in progress. I still need to shoot lower exposures to get the Trapezium to show up. I'll be sure to post the final version here once I get it finished.

It is sooo much nicer to use a real scope compared to just a camera lens.

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12-09-2018, 03:05 AM   #2
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Beautiful detail in this shot. Very impressive!
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I cannot disagree with Mr. PJ1. This is truly a magnificent capture. Thanks so much for posting.

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Thanks everyone! I made one final edit of the Orion Nebula and added the Trapezium data, as well as brought the dust lanes out a little more.

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Nice work, CJ. Note the dynamic range of this object is so wide that it is nearly impossible to bring out the Trapezium without some judicious masking in post as you have discovered. - Jack

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