Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  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
M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Laferriere
M42 - Orion nebula
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M42 - Orion nebula

M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Laferriere
M42 - Orion nebula
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M42 - Orion nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED102 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ADV-GT

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  IrfanView

Accessory: Celestron T-Ring for Canon EOS SLR or DSLR Cameras  ·  Hotech 2" SCA T-Adapter


Dates:Sept. 16, 2012

Frames: 6x90" (9') ISO640 9C

Integration: 9'

Darks: ~17

Avg. Moon age: 0.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 117053

RA center: 5h 35' 40"

DEC center: -5° 29' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.268 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.679 degrees

Field radius: 1.101 degrees


Resolution: 5202x3465

Locations: Primary, Monson, Massachusetts, United States

Description

A quick start before prime viewing season starts. :-)

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M42 - Orion nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Laferriere