Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42 BiColor, 



    
        

            Christopher Maier
M42 BiColor
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M42 BiColor

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments 17" CDK Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 SBIG STX-16803

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments 17" CDK Planewave 17" CDK

Guiding cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 SBIG STX-16803

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII 50mm  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm TruColor

Accessory: SBIG AO-X


Dates:March 17, 2017

Frames: 204x300"

Integration: 17.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1545246

RA center: 5h 35' 14"

DEC center: -5° 23' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.459 degrees

Field radius: 0.480 degrees


Resolution: 3840x3882

Data source: Backyard

Description

M42 Ha O3
about 10 hrs Ha 7 hrs O3

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M42 BiColor, 



    
        

            Christopher Maier