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



    
        

            Andrew Riley
M42
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M42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80 Refractor Skywatcher ED80 Black Diamond

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 Guiderscope

Guiding cameras: ASI120MC-S

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  DSS Deepsky Stacker

Filters: Astronomik EOS clip UHC-E


Dates:Dec. 9, 2015

Frames: 28x30"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.82%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 880567

RA center: 5h 34' 58"

DEC center: -5° 30' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.703 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.949 degrees

Field radius: 0.948 degrees


Resolution: 3334x2220

Locations: Backyard, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia

Data source: Backyard

Description

First attempt at imaging and processing M42. Seeing conditions were quite poor and heavy light pollution.

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Andrew Riley
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