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Contains:  NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M42 Orion Nebula - 2016, 


            Peter Folkesson
M42 Orion Nebula - 2016

M42 Orion Nebula - 2016

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 600Da

Mount:Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron 80mm Guidescope

Guiding camera:Sky-Watcher Synguider

Software:O'Telescope BackyardEOSPixInsightPhotoshop

Filter:IDAS LPS-P2

Resolution: 4530x3156

Dates:Jan. 5, 2016Jan. 13, 2016Jan. 14, 2016

IDAS LPS-P2: 10x15" ISO800
IDAS LPS-P2: 23x240" ISO800
IDAS LPS-P2: 11x30" ISO800
IDAS LPS-P2: 26x300" ISO800
IDAS LPS-P2: 8x480" ISO800
IDAS LPS-P2: 10x60" ISO800

Integration: 5.1 hours

Darks: ~79

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 11.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.40%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: -11.25 job: 1084058

RA center: 83.851 degrees

DEC center: -5.423 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.157 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.525 degrees

Field radius: 1.654 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Borås, Sweden

Data source: Backyard


2016-01-05 19:30-03:00
Some low clouds and ice crystals, no wind, -10 degrees C

2016-01-13 21:00-23:00
Clear, turbulent followed by low clouds, no wind, -11 degrees C

2016-01-14 20:00-00:00
Clear, setting moon, no wind, -13 degrees C



Peter Folkesson
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M42 Orion Nebula - 2016, 


            Peter Folkesson
  • Final
    M42 Orion Nebula - 2016, 


            Peter Folkesson

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 Orion Nebula - 2016, 


            Peter Folkesson

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