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  ·  NGC 1999  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ-6Pro SynScan Go-To  ·  Vimech EQ6 Wedge

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Carte Du Ciel


Dates:March 17, 2017

Frames: 13x360"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1500429

RA center: 5h 35' 14"

DEC center: -5° 26' 6"

Pixel scale: 2.265 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.388 degrees

Field radius: 1.966 degrees


Resolution: 2953x1967

Locations: Gülpe, Gülpe, Brandenburg, Germany

Data source: Traveller

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa