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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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 42 - Orion Nebula
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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 42 - Orion Nebula
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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Sept. 19, 2017Nov. 24, 2017Nov. 25, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 115x60" (1h 55') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 180x60" (3h) (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 180x10" (30') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 180x5" (15') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 180x30" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) 15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 180x60" (3h) (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 10'

Darks: 100

Avg. Moon age: 13.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1835642

RA center: 05h35m14s.9

DEC center: -05°2414

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.665 degrees

Field radius: 0.576 degrees


Resolution: 4532x3411

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Eric Walden