Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  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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Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
My first LRGB M42, 



    
        

            Tareq Abdulla
My first LRGB M42
Powered byPixInsight

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Startravel 80/400mm F5

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT Mount

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

Filters: Cyclops Optics LUX-Series LRGB

Accessory: Hotech SCA Field Flattner


Dates:Dec. 18, 2017

Frames: 20x1" (20")

Integration: 20"

Avg. Moon age: 0.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net 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


Resolution: 2048x1562

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

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

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