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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Der Grosser Orionnebel -NGC 1976, 


            Silkanni Forrer
Der Grosser Orionnebel -NGC 1976

Der Grosser Orionnebel -NGC 1976

Technical card

Resolution: 1350x900

Dates:March 7, 2015

Frames: 66x32"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.30% job: 863722

RA center: 5h 34' 28"

DEC center: -5° 38' 27"

Pixel scale: 4.991 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 136.648 degrees

Field radius: 1.124

Locations: Süd-Balkon Sternwarte, Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard


My First Light in Astrophotografy
Title: Great Orion Nebula - NGC 1976
Date: 2015.07.03
Time: 20:57 Central European Time
Location: Urban area Winterthur Switzerland
Camera: Canon 500D Modified
Lens: Canon USM 100-400 mm
Focal length: 400mm
Light sensitivity (ISO): 800
Single Exposure Time: 32 sec.
Darks: 7
Bias: 10
Total exposure time: 35 minutes 12 seconds.
Number of Shots: 78
Stacked pictures: 66
Tracking: Star Adventure Travel Mount
Stacking Software: DSS
Image editing: Photoshop 2015

The photographs are from the near-urban area Winterthur, Switzerland



Silkanni Forrer
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Der Grosser Orionnebel -NGC 1976, 


            Silkanni Forrer