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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 The Great Orion Nebula, 





    
        

            Caleb Melton

M42 The Great Orion Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Resolution: 505x826

Dates:Oct. 5, 2019

Frames:
60x5" ISO1600
60x60" ISO1600

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~-5

Bias: ~39

Avg. Moon age: 7.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 22.20

Astrometry.net job: 2981885

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is taken with my new scope the Meade LXD55 SN-8

Comments

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Caleb Melton
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B

This is my first picture of Orion, taken about half a year ago with a point and shoot camera held to an eyepiece with my Celestron 127 SLT

C

I really liked this starless version. I also re-did the colors to make it look less blue.

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M42 The Great Orion Nebula, 





    
        

            Caleb Melton