Orion Nebula and The Crab

M1, The Crab Nebula. 100×30 sec, QHY183c on TV-85 at F/5.6, UHC filter. Gain 25, Offset 31, -23C.
M42, The Orion Nebula. 100×30 sec 15×120 sec and 4×4 sec for the core. QHY183c and TV-85 at F/5.6. Gain 20, Offset 31, -15C.
Lighter Version of M42, The Orion Nebula. 100×30 sec 15×120 sec and 4×4 sec for the core. QHY183c and TV-85 at F/5.6. Gain 20, Offset 31, -15C.

I started this session at midnight on Sat/Sun, Nov 2nd/3rd, 2019.  It was cloudy, but the forecast said it would eventually clear.   I went to bed early and woke up at midnight and checked and sure enough, it was clear.   I managed to get these two objects plus some other stuff that I haven’t had time to mess with.

The seeing was horrible when I shot the Crab and it shows.   I decided to take that data and combine it with previous efforts to see how it would look.    The image below is the result of 3 different sessions, 3 different cameras and 2 telescopes.   Check it out:

The Crab Nebula – Combined Data from a DSLR, Sony IMX224 eyepiece cam and a QHY183c astro-camera.

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