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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1982, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori
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Orion Nebula, 


            Stacy Spear
Orion Nebula
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Orion Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Oct. 22, 2015

Frames: 21x60"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.88%

Basic astrometry details job: 960914

RA center: 5h 34' 55"

DEC center: -5° 24' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.521 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.573 degrees

Field radius: 0.442 degrees

Resolution: 5124x3321

Locations: Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA, United States


Obviously my favorite target. :) Its easy, for the most part. It was the first thing I saw with my new telescope that I received as kid way back in 1980. :)

This is my best image to date. Still issues I think but I think my skills are growing. I just need more time to practice them.



Stacy Spear
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Orion Nebula, 


            Stacy Spear