Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  42 c Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  44 iot Ori  ·  45 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Hatysa  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Sh2-279  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star Pollux (βGem)  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
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An early M42, 



    
        

            Michael Lorenz
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An early M42

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            Michael Lorenz
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An early M42

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
LZOS 123 (William Optics FLT 123)
Imaging Cameras
Canon 450d - Modded
Mounts
SkyWatcher AZ EQ6
Accessories
TS Optics TSFlat2 · Lacerta MGEN2-Autoguider mit 9x50 Sucher
Software
PhotoShop · Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 18, 2015
Frames:
2x10" (20") ISO800
2x20" (40") ISO800
1x60" (1') ISO800
Integration:
2'
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Bias:
20
Avg. Moon age:
4.68 days
Avg. Moon phase:
22.83%

RA center: 05h35m18s.88

DEC center: -05°2501.8

Pixel scale: 2.906 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.786 degrees

Field radius: 0.920 degrees

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Resolution: 1153x1968

Data source: Traveller

Description

M42 from mid september. Only 2min integration time. Various versions. My favorite is the one that I processed in Startools

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