Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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            Salvatore Grasso
Messier 42
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Messier 42

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech RC8

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M  ·  Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS80IIED

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

Filters: Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Jan. 4, 2012

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 10.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88520

RA center: 05h34m40s.1

DEC center: -05°2927

Pixel scale: 1.490 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.794 degrees

Field radius: 0.433 degrees


Resolution: 620x603

Locations: Backyard , Brewster , Ny, United States

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Messier 42 , 



    
        

            Salvatore Grasso