Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42, Great Nebula in Orion, 


            David Dearden
M42, Great Nebula in Orion
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M42, Great Nebula in Orion

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 4501

Imaging cameras: Meade DSI II C

Mounts: CG5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade DS60

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Focal reducers: Antares 0.5x Reducer

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Nebulosity

Dates:Nov. 25, 2011

Frames: 17x90" (25' 30")

Integration: 25' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 0.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.08%

RA center: 05h35m08s.4

DEC center: -05°2302

Pixel scale: 1.502 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 57.403 degrees

Field radius: 0.419 degrees

Resolution: 620x481

Locations: Mapleton Lateral Observatory, Mapleton, Utah, United States


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M42, Great Nebula in Orion, 


            David Dearden