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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori, 42 c Ori, 43 the02 Ori, 44 iot Ori, 45 Ori, De Mairan's nebula, Great Nebula in Orion, Hatysa, M 42, M 43, M43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 1999, NGC1973, NGC1975, NGC1977, NGC1980, NGC1981, NGC1999, Sh2-279, Sh2-281, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, VdB42, VdB44
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M42 Orion Nebula, 


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M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service INED70 Apochromatic refractor

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: William Optics P-Flat 3

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Green 2"  ·  Baader Blue 2"  ·  Baader Red 2"  ·  Baader L 2''

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Dates:Oct. 22, 2014

Baader Blue 2": 5x120" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 5x120" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 5x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.5 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 28.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.05% job: 393962

RA center: 5h 34' 54"

DEC center: -5° 28' 18"

Pixel scale: 8.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -62.006 degrees

Field radius: 1.951 degrees

Resolution: 1300x979

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Had time to shoot only a few color subs, the nebula is still mostly under the treeline.



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M42 Orion Nebula,