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01-01-2015, 01:06 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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Astro - The Orion Molecular Cloud Complex tutorial

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Most of the images that you see on Lonely Speck of the bright galactic center were made during the Northern Hemisphere summer. The best time of year to capture the brightest part of the sky is typically in June or July when the galactic center appears high in the sky almost the entire night. But every year, as we near the December solstice, the Earth moves into a position around the Sun where the Sun obscures our view of our galaxy’s central bulge. So from about October through April, we have the opportunity to view and photograph a different part of the night sky: the constellation Orion. This tutorial will walk you through all the steps to plan, shoot and process a photograph of constellation Orion and the colorful features in it.

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Cool, but i don't have a 35mm lens for my APS-C yet...
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Thanks for the link. Good info here.
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Now there's a man who knows what he's at!!

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This is an interesting post. I was glad to read the article.

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