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
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Orion Nebula / M 42 First Light!

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 7, 2017
Frames:
Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 356×30(2h 58′) ISO800
Integration:
2h 58′
Darks:
20
Flats:
10
Flat darks:
10
Bias:
20
Avg. Moon age:
9.20 days
Avg. Moon phase:
68.82%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
-7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1407552

RA center: 05h34m55s.9

DEC center: -05°2421

Pixel scale: 1.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.201 degrees

Field radius: 1.580 degrees

Resolution: 5719x3955

File size: 23.3 MB

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States

Description

First try with the Explore Scientific ED80mm triplet APO and even with the waxing gibbous moon very close by, I'm impressed. I thought I might have been out of focus, but it doesn't look like that was the case.

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Description: I don't know which I like better.

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Orion Nebula / M 42 First Light!, 



    
        

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