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





    
        

            Chad
M42

M42

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:StellarVue SV80ST-IS

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool

Mount:Orion HDX110 EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:StellarVue F050G

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot auto guider

Focal reducer:StellarVue SFFR80-25

Software:PixInsight

Resolution: 1656x1572

Dates:March 8, 2017

Frames: 260x8"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.49%

Astrometry.net job: 1488492

RA center: 83.719 degrees

DEC center: -5.535 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.020 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -144.024 degrees

Field radius: 0.640 degrees

Locations: Wagoner Observatory, Carthage, MO, United States

Description

This was a poor night. It was clear but there was a deep haze and a bright moon causing a lot of sky glow. This was a test image using the ASI1600 and using short subs.

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cwagoner
Chad
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M42, 





    
        

            Chad