Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Orion Nebula  ·  Lower Sword  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri  ·  Upper Sword  ·  the Running Man Nebula
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M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Giancarlo Melis
M42 - Orion nebula
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M42 - Orion nebula

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M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Giancarlo Melis
M42 - Orion nebula
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M42 - Orion nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183MC Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MM Mini

Software: PixInsight

Accessory: ZWO ASI Air


Dates:Feb. 5, 2021

Frames: 145x20" (48' 20")

Integration: 48' 20"

Avg. Moon age: 22.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.45%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4203927

RA center: 05h35m24s

DEC center: -05°2331

Pixel scale: 2.327 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 69.724 degrees

Field radius: 1.088 degrees


Resolution: 2800x1869

Locations: Osservatorio personale, Barrali, Cagliari, Italy

Data source: Backyard

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M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Giancarlo Melis