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


            Andy King
Orion Nebula M42
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT81 APO WO GT-81 FF

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i) Canon T2i

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX CGEM DX mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Starshoot auto guider

Software: BackyardEOS  ·  PHD2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6 photoshop cs6

Dates:Dec. 7, 2015

Frames: 15x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.54%

Basic astrometry details job: 878233

RA center: 5h 35' 33"

DEC center: -5° 27' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.630 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.332 degrees

Field radius: 1.415 degrees

Resolution: 5202x3465

Locations: Home, Apex, NC, United States


My first attempt at the great Orion Nebula.



Andy King
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion Nebula M42, 


            Andy King