Contains: M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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M42 The Great Orion Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2168x2749

Dates: Dec. 19, 2014

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.10% job: 517378

RA center: 83.761 degrees

DEC center: -5.457 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.626 degrees

Field radius: 0.424 degrees


An attempt at the Orion Nebula using a One Shot Colour camera in a badly light polluted area. A series of short and long exposures combined, with basic nuts & bolts processing applied, nothing special.

I am hoping to add extra data to the set before winter is out, and some more Ha exposures, and maybe some Sii and Oiii.



Tim Jardine

Sky plot

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M42 The Great Orion Nebula, 


        Tim Jardine