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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M42 first attempt A, 


M42 first attempt A
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M42 first attempt A

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Equinox 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Celestron CG5-ASGT

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  photoshop

Dates:Oct. 20, 2010

50x20" ISO1600
38x25" ISO1600

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~44

Flats: ~21

Avg. Moon age: 12.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 95156

RA center: 5h 35' 25"

DEC center: -5° 20' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.941 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -170.647 degrees

Field radius: 1.511 degrees

Resolution: 4541x3285


First attempt to capture M42 from Rome with unguided shots. Elaboration A



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M42 first attempt A,