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Contains:  IC 430, NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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 M42, 





    
        

            Hilmi Al-Kindy
 M42

M42

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TeleVue TV60IS

Imaging camera:Canon 7D

Mount:Losmandy G11

Software:Adobe Photoshop ElementsDeepSkyStacker

Filter:Astronomik CLS CCD Filter

Resolution: 2601x1733

Dates:Dec. 22, 2011

Frames: 16x30" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.86%

Astrometry.net job: 102205

RA center: 84.183 degrees

DEC center: -5.225 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.897 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -80.016 degrees

Field radius: 2.126 degrees

Locations: Al-Abyadh Sand Dunes, None

Description

This is my best attempt yet at taking a picture of The Great Orion Nebula. It was taken from a Semi-dark site with my Canon 7d set at ISO 1600 and no guiding. The camera did auto darks via the long exposure noise reduction feature.

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