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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Black Diamond 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS T1i unmodified

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector for the ED80

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS

Filters: Baader UHC-S Nebula-Filter 2"

Accessory: Kendrick Digifire 10 Dew Heater  ·  KW Telescope Qhy5 CCD Guider


Dates:Feb. 11, 2012

Frames: 50x120" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 426757

RA center: 5h 34' 49"

DEC center: -5° 25' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -165.259 degrees

Field radius: 1.480 degrees


Resolution: 3190x4773

Description

One of the first deep space objects imaged

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns