Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42 - The Orion Nebula - first serious Deep Sky image, 



    
        

            Uwe Deutermann
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M42 - The Orion Nebula - first serious Deep Sky image

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M42 - The Orion Nebula - first serious Deep Sky image, 



    
        

            Uwe Deutermann
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M42 - The Orion Nebula - first serious Deep Sky image

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific APO 102 ED TRIPLET F/7
Imaging Cameras
Altair Astro ALTAIR HYPERCAM 183C USB3.0 COLOUR DEEPSKY IMAGING CAMERA VER 2
Mounts
Celestron Advanced VX
Accessories
Explore Scientific 2" Field Flattener
Software
PHD2 Guiding PHD 2.6.3 · Cartes du Ciel Carte Du Ciel V.4.0 · Astro Photography Tool v3.50 · Adobe PS6 Adobe
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with 1.25" Helical Focuser #
Guiding Cameras
Altair GPCAM2 290C Colour

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 5, 2018
Frames:
50x15" (12' 30") bin 1x1
25x45" (18' 45") bin 1x1
10x90" (15') bin 1x1
Integration:
46' 15"
Darks:
13
Avg. Moon age:
20.08 days
Avg. Moon phase:
71.34%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
17.00

RA center: 05h35m12s.420

DEC center: -05°2904.62

Pixel scale: 0.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -163.739 degrees (flipped)

Field radius: 0.662 degrees

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Resolution: 5440x3648

Locations: Home Backyard, Fleming Island, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

1st Deep Sky image with the new telescope. 50x15, 25x45 and 10x90 second exposures combined in DSS, then overlayed with the 50x15 second exposure only image at 50% opacity. Adjustments in Photoshop (level, curves, Astronomy Tools v1_6).

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M42 - The Orion Nebula - first serious Deep Sky image, 



    
        

            Uwe Deutermann

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