Contains: M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron 9.25

Imaging camera: Canon T6i

Mount: Celestron CGem

Guiding telescope or lens: Celestron 70mm Guidescope

Guiding camera: ZWO ASI120MC-S

Focal reducer: Celestron Reducer/Corrector f/6.3

Software: Gimp 2.9DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6Astro Photography tool

Resolution: 6096x4056

Dates: Oct. 7, 2017

Frames: 57x30"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.08% job: 1765151

RA center: 83.846 degrees

DEC center: -5.393 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.567 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.422 degrees

Field radius: 0.576 degrees

Locations: Home, Orem, UT, United States


Another take on M42. This is the first time I have used Adobe Lightroom



David Moulton

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42, David Moulton