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Contains:  NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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The Great Orion Nebula, 


            Kees Scherer
The Great Orion Nebula

The Great Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mount:10Micron GM2000HPS II

Software:Astro Pixel ProcessorPixInsight 1.8


Accessory:ScopeDome 2M

Resolution: 3005x1691

Dates:Jan. 19, 2018

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.22% job: 1914257

RA center: 83.740 degrees

DEC center: -5.732 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.964 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.849 degrees

Field radius: 1.419 degrees

Locations: Knight Observatory,Quinta Castelo Novo, Serra de Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard


Exposure is the same as for the NGC1999 Region image
(Don't want to "count" the integration time double).

B:96x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
B: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
B: 28x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 100x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 27x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 100x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 28x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 24.6 hours

488 subs collected on: 11,12,13,15,16,17,18 & 19 dec 2017 and 14,15,17,18& 19 jan 2018.

3 stacks made with APP and HDRCombined in PI.



Kees Scherer
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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The Great Orion Nebula, 


            Kees Scherer

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