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Contains:  NGC 2024, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1981, The star 29Ori, The star σOri, The star τOri, The star ηOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Saiph (κOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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M42 Wide field, 


M42 Wide field

M42 Wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135 mm f/2

Imaging camera:Nikon D610

Software:Startools 1.3SirilBackyard Nikon

Accessory:NISI Natural night filter

Resolution: 4514x3496

Dates:Dec. 13, 2018

Frames: 300x15" ISO3200

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 1.00 job: 2415113

RA center: 84.343 degrees

DEC center: -3.911 degrees

Pixel scale: 10.527 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.764 degrees

Field radius: 8.348 degrees

Data source: Backyard


This a new M42 with a longer acquisition, samyang 135mm open at 2.5.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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M42 Wide field,