Astrophotography Emission Nebula Open Cluster

Astrophoto: Orion Region – 02/22

An astrophoto of the Orion Region. shot with an Olympus Zuiko 200mm MC Lens from the 1970th with an astromodified Canon EOS M100.

The evening

I made the photos at an evening before a longer hospital visit. This was my first seriously try with the combination of using my Vixen Polarie and the 200mm Olympus Zuiko lens.

Orion - Legacy Lens

Lessons Learned

The most important thing was simply, that it works and that I can use the Olympus Zuiko 200mm lens.


Overview of Orion labeled
The region with Messier and NGC names. Objects without Messier or NGC number are named with their Barnard or IC katalog numbers.

Technical overview

TelescopeOlympus Zuiko MC
Focal Length200mm
Aperture ratio5.8
Erecting Lense
MountVixen Polarie
Mount Control
Guiding Scope Focal Length
Guiding Camera Chip
Guiding Camera Resolution
Guiding Software
CameraCANON EOS M100(a)
Camera angle
Camera ControlCC&C, iOS
Photography Date27.02.2022
Exposure-Time Lights55x60s
SensitivityISO 1600
CalibrationframesFlats, Bias
Post Processing Date16.03.2022
Stacking, IntegrationPixInsight
Post Processing SoftwarePixInsight
Image EditingAffinity Photo
Capture PlaceKoblenz, Germany
LightpollutionBortle 5
Scattered lightstrong

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