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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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M 42, 


            Walter Gröning
M 42

M 42

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB 152mm f/7.9

Imaging camera:Canon 1100Da

Mount:Knopf MK70F

Guiding telescope or lens:Sucher 8x50

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-C QHY5L II Color

Software:DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4 DSS 3.3.4Adobe Photoshop CS4

Filter:Astronomik IR/UV Block clip filter

Resolution: 1314x2000

Dates:Dec. 9, 2015

Frames: 1x3600"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.82% job: 884190

RA center: 83.738 degrees

DEC center: -5.259 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.176 degrees

Field radius: 0.796 degrees

Locations: Sternenwelt Vogelsberg, Stumpertenrod, Feldatal, Hessen, Germany



Walter Gröning
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 42, 


            Walter Gröning