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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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M42, in Hubble palette colors

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Takahashi Epsilon 130DTakahashi CCA250

Imaging cameras:Nikon D810AQSI 583ws

Mounts:Vixen SXD2Vixen AXD

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Takahashi GT-40Tomytec Pencil BORG

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Superstar

Software:PixInsight 1.8Adobe Photoship CC 2017FlatAidePro

Resolution: 3072x4296

Dates:Nov. 29, 2014Nov. 22, 2016

44x300" ISO800
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 20x300" -25C
Astrodon O3 5nm: 20x300" -25C
Astrodon S2 5nm: 15x300" -25C

Integration: 8.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.76% job: 1815062

RA center: 83.714 degrees

DEC center: -5.284 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.285 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.726 degrees

Field radius: 0.943 degrees



Toshiya Arai
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42, in Hubble palette colors, 


            Toshiya Arai