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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M 42, 


            Walter Gröning
M 42

M 42

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB 152mm f/7.9

Imaging camera:QHY5L-II-C QHY5L II Color

Mount:Knopf MK70F

Guiding telescope or lens:Sucher 8x50

Guiding camera:Canon 1100Da

Focal reducer:Televue .8 focal reducer / field flattener

Software:DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4 DSS 3.3.4Adobe Photoshop CS4

Resolution: 2000x3004

Dates:Jan. 20, 2015

Frames: 10x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01% job: 512143

RA center: 83.809 degrees

DEC center: -5.245 degrees

Orientation: -171.820 degrees

Field radius: 0.805 degrees

Locations: Sternenwelt Vogelsberg, Stumpertenrod, Feldatal, Hessen, Germany


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Walter Gröning
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M 42, 


            Walter Gröning
  • Final
    M 42, 


            Walter Gröning

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 42, 


            Walter Gröning