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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M42 Orion Nebula, 





    
        

            Raphael Meier
M42 Orion Nebula

M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4348x3177

Dates:Jan. 1, 2017Jan. 21, 2017

Frames:
59x50" ISO3200
15x45" ISO400

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 13.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.50

Temperature: -8.50

Astrometry.net job: 1795458

RA center: 5h 34' 53"

DEC center: -5° 31' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.305 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 44.030 degrees

Field radius: 0.976

Description

My first try in astrophotography on M42, the great Orion Nebula.

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The version with additional 15x45" exposure at ISO 400 to image the deeper core of the nebula. (01/26/2017)

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My new version of the Orion Nebula which I took in January 2017. After a short break during the summer months, I'm trying to improve my skills in Fitswork and Photoshop. Compared to the last version, it's a great leap forward - I think. (10/31/2017)

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M42 Orion Nebula, 





    
        

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