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M42 using ps3 eyecam, 127 SLT mak on alt az, 



    
        

            jimbo747
M42 using ps3 eyecam, 127 SLT mak on alt az
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M42 using ps3 eyecam, 127 SLT mak on alt az

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 540688

RA center: 05h35m26s.2

DEC center: -05°2410

Pixel scale: 1.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 22.244 degrees

Field radius: 0.280 degrees

Resolution: 620x465

File size: 253.6 KB

Description

First ever DSO I've imaged. Used a ps3 webcam approx 80x10s exposures were stacked.

Celestron 127 SLT, with 0.5x focal reducer, on standard alt az goto mount

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M42 using ps3 eyecam, 127 SLT mak on alt az, 



    
        

            jimbo747