Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1999  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
The Great nebula in Orion, M42, 



    
        

            Ville Wiik
The Great nebula in Orion, M42
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The Great nebula in Orion, M42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon Nikkor 180 ED f/2.8 AF

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5200

Mounts: Manfrotto 055XPROB tripod

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4

Accessory: iOptron Skytracker


Dates:Oct. 2, 2016

Frames: 25x30" (12' 30")

Integration: 12' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 1.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1272519

RA center: 5h 34' 22"

DEC center: -5° 33' 39"

Pixel scale: 4.492 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 164.534 degrees

Field radius: 2.582 degrees


Resolution: 620x396

Locations: Sikokallio, Askola, Finland

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The Great nebula in Orion, M42, 



    
        

            Ville Wiik