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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M 42 - Orion Nebula (LRGB), 


            Thomas Westphal
M 42 - Orion Nebula (LRGB)
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M 42 - Orion Nebula (LRGB)

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

Software: stellarium 0.12.4  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop, Deep Sky Stacker, Stellarium, Autoslew, Sequence, Maxim DL5, PinPoint

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

Accessory: Moravian Instrument External Filter Wheel 7 x 50mm

Dates:Dec. 4, 2016

Frames: 220x60"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.82%

Basic astrometry details job: 1380919

RA center: 5h 35' 17"

DEC center: -5° 21' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.360 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.533 degrees

Field radius: 1.002 degrees

Resolution: 4152x3303

Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


M42 - der Orion Nebel im Sternbild Orion, aufgenommen im Dezember 2016
M42 - the Orion Nebula - shot in Dec. 2016

Aufnahmeort / location: Oldenburg

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 15x60 sec. bin 1x1
R => 79x60 sec. bin 1x1
G => 60x60 sec. bin 1x1
B => 66x60 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M 42 - Orion Nebula (LRGB), 


            Thomas Westphal