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Ron Haggett
Yuma, Arizona, USA
04:30 am

Equipment Details:

William Optics ZenithStar 61 III APO f/5.9
Celestron CG-4 mount and tripod
Canon 600D (T3i) un-modified
Optolong UHC filter

Post-processing Details:

Single shot 90-second exposure
Affinity Photo software
Apple Mac Mini with M1 chip
Crop, sharpen, color balance

Image Details:

My first attempt at imaging the Orion Nebula using this equipment. Also the first clear morning in a while here in Yuma (post monsoon, I hope!) This area is Bortle 4 but I live near some businesses and street lights that make using a light pollution filter necessary. It also appears as though a field flattener would help.