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Orion's Sword
Technical ~ M42, unguided, 5x50 second subs for a total of 4 minutes 10 seconds. ISO 400 stacked with DSS using 5 darks, flats, dark flats and offsets. Processed using Sagelight Image Editor v4.4.
Details
Date Taken: 12/30/2012
Photographer: Tom W.
Location: Winder,GA
Other Telescope: Celestron Omni XLT 150 FL 750mm f/5 Newtonian Reflector
Other Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3 1100D DSLR
Processing: Processed using Sagelight Image Editor v4.4
Exposure: unguided, 5x50 second subs for a total of 4 minutes 10 seconds
Other Equipment Used: Orion Dual Axis TrueTrack Telescope Drive Item # 07832 8x40 Orion Illuminated Finder Scope with Bracket
Notes: Spent a good amount of time framing and testing shots before my final run. Work night and fairly cold so I kept the session short but long enough to get a good run of 20 subs, darks, flats, dark flats and offsets. I usually try and keep all my supporting frames on a 1:1 ratio.

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