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  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: Canon 70D Full Spectrum Mod

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  BackyardEOS

Filters: IDAS LPS-D1 2"

Accessory: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Oct. 15, 2016

Frames: 70x180"

Integration: 3.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.31%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1287987

RA center: 5h 35' 15"

DEC center: -5° 17' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.763 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.624 degrees

Field radius: 1.360 degrees


Resolution: 4566x3162

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