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Contains:  M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star 31Ori, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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M42 and Orion Belt widefield, 


            Jens Zippel
M42 and Orion Belt widefield

M42 and Orion Belt widefield

Technical card

Resolution: 1920x1362

Dates:March 25, 2016

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 24x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 53x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 14x150" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.41% job: 1318662

RA center: 5h 38' 1"

DEC center: -2° 56' 2"

Pixel scale: 14.273 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.592 degrees

Field radius: 4.667

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany; Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


The DSW data was enhanced with my personal data from M42 and IC434 which I integrated into the widefield to push some more details.



Jens Zippel

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 and Orion Belt widefield, 


            Jens Zippel