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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi TSA 120

Imaging camera: Nikon D850

Resolution: 1920x1187

Dates: Feb. 6, 2018

Frames: 56x180"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.64% job: 1921202

RA center: 83.777 degrees

DEC center: -5.277 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.751 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.974 degrees

Field radius: 1.176 degrees


First light with Nikon D850 unmodified.
56 Exposures @180 Seconds. ISO 3200.



Florian Winterl

Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 - The Great Orion Nebula, 


        Florian Winterl