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M42 in LHaRGB processed for high dynamic range, 



    
        

            Jack Liu
M42 in LHaRGB processed for high dynamic range
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M42 in LHaRGB processed for high dynamic range

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 152mm Apo f/5.6

Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H814

Mounts: Meade LX-850

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Dec. 25, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium LRGB 2": 5x300" -20C
Baader Planetarium LRGB 2": 15x600" -20C

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.54%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 810776

RA center: 5h 35' 15"

DEC center: -5° 27' 39"

Pixel scale: 0.891 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.537 degrees


Resolution: 3388x2712

Description

High dynamic range processing prevents b;owing out the Trapezium in the core but enhances the low level detail at the nebula edges.

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M42 in LHaRGB processed for high dynamic range, 



    
        

            Jack Liu