Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1999  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
M42, 



    
        

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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VC 200L

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Software: photoshop  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS


Dates:Jan. 6, 2013

Frames: 107x360"

Integration: 10.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 369666

RA center: 5h 35' 25"

DEC center: -5° 24' 32"

Pixel scale: 8.681 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.102 degrees

Field radius: 1.729 degrees


Resolution: 1190x800

Locations: Meadowlark Ridge Observatory, New Glarus, Wisconsin, United States

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M42, 



    
        

            Bruce