sky began clearing about midnight, so off I went to the Wellington
Fairgrounds to setup. Orion was high in the south west, so I
is my favorite constellation. Below is a wide angle shot. The sky was
quite crisp and clear. The temperature was only 38 degrees.
noticed that I could take much longer exposures without noise at this
Next I tried a telephoto shot of the belt area.
Then I shot a photo thru the scope at prime focus.
Here's the telephoto image after processing in Photoshop.
Before leaving I decided to grab a quick shot of the Pleiades.