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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
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M 42, 


            Walter Gröning
M 42
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M 42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:TMB 152mm f/7.9

Imaging cameras:QHY5L-II-C QHY5L II Color

Mounts:Knopf MK70F

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Sucher 8x50

Guiding cameras:Canon 1100Da

Focal reducers:Televue .8 focal reducer / field flattener

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS4DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4 DSS 3.3.4

Dates:Jan. 20, 2015

Frames: 10x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Basic astrometry details job: 512143

RA center: 5h 35' 14"

DEC center: -5° 14' 42"

Orientation: -171.820 degrees

Field radius: 0.805 degrees

Resolution: 2000x3004

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


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Walter Gröning
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            Walter Gröning

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Sky plot


M 42, 


            Walter Gröning