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Contains:  NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T, 


            Bob J
M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T

M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera:Canon 7D

Mount:Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT66ED

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFFR-70APO

Software:PixInsight 1.8PHD 2Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro

Accessory:Alnitak Flat Man

Resolution: 4752x3175

Dates:Jan. 15, 2017

Frames: 20x180" ISO800

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 17.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.87%

Temperature: -5.00 job: 1438380

RA center: 83.780 degrees

DEC center: -5.354 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.429 degrees

Field radius: 2.089 degrees


1st light of my Stellarvue SV70T APO. In between all of the clouds we have had since November, I actually got to try this little guy out. Not enough time to use my mono CCD so I just lit it up with my un-modded Canon 7D. So far I'm quite pleased.



Bob J
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


  • M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T, 


            Bob J
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    M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T, 


            Bob J

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M42-1st Light Stellarvue SV70T, 


            Bob J

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