Contains: M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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An old nebula for a new camera

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Orion ODK 12"

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 6D UNMOD

Mount: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera: Lodestar

Software: photoshopDeepSkyStackerAstroart

Resolution: 3379x4152

Dates: Jan. 25, 2014

Frames: 1x600"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.25% job: 482672

RA center: 83.824 degrees

DEC center: -5.379 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.668 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.652 degrees

Field radius: 0.497 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None


Super-quick shot on M42. Single 10 min exposure + 30" for the core. NO CALIBRATIONS AT ALL! First test on a nebula for my new Canon 6D. Cropped about 2/3.

Immagine super-rapida di M42.Singola posa, non calibrata, di 10', più 30" per la parte centrale. Crop dell'immagine originale.



Luigi Fontana

Sky plot

Sky plot


An old nebula for a new camera, 


        Luigi Fontana