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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 11, 2012
Frames:
50×120(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: 05h34m49s.7

DEC center: -05°2537

Pixel scale: 1.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -165.259 degrees

Field radius: 1.480 degrees

Resolution: 3190x4773

File size: 1.0 MB

Description

One of the first deep space objects imaged

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            John Burns