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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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M42 2015-01-17 First Process, 


            Tim Schuh
M42 2015-01-17 First Process

M42 2015-01-17 First Process

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade SN6

Imaging camera:Canon 550D

Mount:Advanced VX

Resolution: 5202x3465

Dates:Jan. 17, 2015

36x10" ISO1600
36x30" ISO1600
36x5" ISO1600
36x60" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~36

Flats: ~36

Flat darks: ~36

Bias: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 26.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 517670

RA center: 83.747 degrees

DEC center: -5.364 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.152 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.960 degrees

Field radius: 1.000 degrees

Locations: Home, Allen, Texas, United States


36 subs each of 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds.



Tim Schuh
License: Attribution Creative Commons


  • Final
    M42 2015-01-17 First Process, 


            Tim Schuh
  • M42 2015-01-17 First Process, 


            Tim Schuh

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 2015-01-17 First Process, 


            Tim Schuh