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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M42-43 & NGC1977

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M42-43 & NGC1977, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
M42-43 & NGC1977
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M42-43 & NGC1977

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Imaging cameras: Sony SLT-A99V

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 50mm finderscope as guidescope

Guiding cameras: Prostar LP guider LP Guider

Software: EQASCOM  ·  PHD2  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)


Dates:Jan. 28, 2017

Frames: 27x300" (2h 15')

Integration: 2h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 0.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3246106

RA center: 5h 35' 0"

DEC center: -5° 18' 0"

Pixel scale: 3.514 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.042 degrees

Field radius: 1.214 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1411

Locations: West Barwon Dam, Forrest, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

2 hours lights, Dark and Bias masters applied to lights, all processing in Pixinsight

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Description: Re-processed image to improve stars

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Description: Colour was weird so revisited. Now happy with the colour and the stars.

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M42-43 & NGC1977, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer