Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
M42 Orions Nebula - The Third Attempt, 



    
        

            Andrew N.
M42 Orions Nebula - The Third Attempt
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M42 Orions Nebula - The Third Attempt

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON C6 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100

Software: DeekSkyStacker (DSS)  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5

Filters: ASTRO HUTECH IDAS LPS V4


Dates:Nov. 20, 2014

Frames: 25x150" (1h 2' 30")

Integration: 1h 2' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 27.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.57%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 495077

RA center: 5h 34' 59"

DEC center: -5° 27' 32"

Pixel scale: 2.857 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 107.820 degrees

Field radius: 0.921 degrees


Resolution: 620x331

Description

This is my third attempt at M42, this is about 45 minutes to an hour of 2.5 minute subs, taken from a red zone.

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M42 Orions Nebula - The Third Attempt, 



    
        

            Andrew N.