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Uploaded 24-Oct-13
Taken 8-Oct-13
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Photo Info

Dimensions1000 x 1500
Original file size375 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken9-Oct-13 05:22
Date modified24-Oct-13 10:47
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS REBEL T3i
Focal length50 mm
Max lens aperturef/1.8
Exposure479s at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeSpot
Hazy Orion - Ha enhanced

Hazy Orion - Ha enhanced

The colors of the stars are more pronounced in this image as a result of thin haze acting as a diffusion filter. I like the effect. This version of the image has been slightly enhanced using image 263.
2013-10-09 at 5:30 in the morning.
Coditions - clear with a light haze, 8 deg C and no wind.
Canon T3i (modified) with a 50mm lens on an IOptron sky tracker mount.
Used 3 of 5 exposures - 8 min each at ISO 100 and f/4 with 4 darks to match.
Processing in Photoshop.