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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Sword of Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: GSO Newton 8" f/6

Imaging camera: QHY8L

Mount: Selfmade Fork mount

Guiding telescope or lens: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding camera: Astrolumina ALccd5.2

Software: photoshopDeepSkyStackerNebulosity

Accessory: Baader Planetarium MPCC

Resolution: 3899x3025

Dates: Feb. 14, 2017

Frames: 27x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 18.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.04% job: 1460334

RA center: 83.759 degrees

DEC center: -5.271 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.339 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.513 degrees

Field radius: 0.918 degrees


The image is a mosaic of two plates.




Sky plot

Sky plot


Sword of Orion, Nurinniska