Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42 - the Orion Nebula, 



    
        

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M42 - the Orion Nebula

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M42 - the Orion Nebula, 



    
        

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M42 - the Orion Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: EdgeHD 8

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: EdgeHD 8

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge f7 Focal Reducer

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: IDAS LPS-D1

Accessory: Celestron Off Axis Guider


Dates:Jan. 15, 2017

Frames: 40x120"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.87%


Astrometry.net job: 1436614

RA center: 5h 35' 15"

DEC center: -5° 22' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.662 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.845 degrees

Field radius: 0.543 degrees


Resolution: 4930x3265

Locations: Dark Arts Observatory, Brockport, NY, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First image with my new ZWO ASI071 camera. This was taken on a night with a moon that was 84% illuminated.

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M42 - the Orion Nebula, 



    
        

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