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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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My first LRGB M42, 


            Tareq Abdulla
My first LRGB M42
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Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Startravel 80/400mm F5

Imaging camera:QHY163M

Mount:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducers:

Software:PixInsight 1.8DeepSky Stacker (DSS) DeepSkyStacker3.3.2

Filter:Cyclops Optics LUX-Series LRGB

Accessory:Hotech SCA Field Flattner

Resolution: 2048x1562

Dates:Dec. 18, 2017

Frames: 20x1"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 0.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 1890585

RA center: 5h 35' 22"

DEC center: -5° 29' 16"

Pixel scale: 4.172 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 217.288 degrees

Field radius: 1.492 degrees

Locations: Home Yard, Aljurf, Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Data source: Backyard


This is my first ever LRGB image of M42, 1 sec exposures, only dark and bias calibrations.



Tareq Abdulla
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My first LRGB M42, 


            Tareq Abdulla