Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42-NGC1977, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward
M42-NGC1977
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M42-NGC1977

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M42-NGC1977, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward
M42-NGC1977
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M42-NGC1977

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C8 Starbright
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 450D / Rebel XSi (Baader Modified)
Mounts
Orion (Synta) Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Astronomik Clip CLS CCD
Accessories
Celestron Focal Reducer/Flattener x0.63
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Annie's Astro Actions · PHD2 Guiding · Stellarium · EQMOD · Photoshop CS5 · StellariumScope · Binary Rivers BackyardEOS v3
Guiding Cameras
Starshoot Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 15, 2014
Frames:
Astronomik Clip CLS CCD: 10x600" (1h 40') ISO800
Integration:
1h 40'
Darks:
15
Flats:
8
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
22.90 days
Avg. Moon phase:
41.99%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 417731

RA center: 05h35m07s.7

DEC center: -05°0600

Pixel scale: 0.838 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.402 degrees

Field radius: 0.588 degrees

Resolution: 4206x2793

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States

Description

I tried (and failed) to do a Pixinsight HDR Composition. The core of M42 is blown out but the rest of it is pretty good IMHO.

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M42-NGC1977, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward

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