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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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M42 - Collimation Test, 


M42 - Collimation Test

M42 - Collimation Test

Technical card

Imaging camera:Canon 600D EOS 600D

Resolution: 5294x3591

Dates:Dec. 14, 2015

Frames: 7x70"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.14% job: 884514

RA center: 83.846 degrees

DEC center: -5.323 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -59.228 degrees

Field radius: 0.660 degrees


Finally got a proper laser collimator and spend 2 hours aligning all my scopes correctly. Then I realised M42 was too low in the sky for my normal location, so I have to move everything and collimate it again (wow, never knew how far out they got just from a simple pick up and move)



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M42 - Collimation Test,