Here is the second marathon processing session by Noel.  This time it’s the Belt region of Orion.This image is mostly data from the Sky 90 and comprises RGB, H-alpha and H-beta taken over two frames.  There’s also a 3-frame Hyperstar I image of the Horsehead nebula thrown in for good measure :)

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4 Responses to “The Belt region of Orion as never seen by the naked eye”
  1. George says:

    Simply Stunning…

    Keep up the fantastic work.

  2. Greg Parker says:

    Glad you like the image George. I intend carrying on up to the point they are nailing down the lid!
    Greg

  3. Tahir Saban says:

    Probably the nicest vista of this area I’ve ever seen.

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. Greg Parker says:

    Glad you like the image Tahir. As far as I’m concerned I think this is the best image the Parker/Carboni team have created so far. If I ever see clear skies this Winter, the idea is to get the other 5-frames necessary to add on the M42 region to the this Belt/Horsehead image. This would make a truly stunning high resolution image of the whole of central Orion (and a fantastic 24″ x 48″ poster).
    Greg

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