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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: orion 200/1000 Newton

Imaging camera: SBIG 8300M

Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding camera: Meade DSI1

Software: PixInsight PinInsight 1.8PHD guiding

Filters: Baader B 36mmBaader R 36mm

Resolution: 3252x2358

Integration: 0.0 hours job: 1573952

RA center: 83.753 degrees

DEC center: -5.461 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.727 degrees

Field radius: 0.616 degrees

Locations: Home, Parsippany, NJ, United States


This is a close up of M42. It was taken as bin1 RGB 30x300” per channel for faint portions, and 20x10” per channel for bright portions. After that image was combined as HDR in Pixinsight, so the resulting image has very wide dynamic range.




Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 closeup, avarakin