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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M 42, 


            Jens Zippel
M 42
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging cameras: Atik 490EXm

Mounts: EQ8

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon RGB E-Series  ·  Astrodon Luminance E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Dates:Jan. 5, 2018Feb. 12, 2018Feb. 14, 2018

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 9x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 14x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 33x120" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.05%

Basic astrometry details job: 1935071

RA center: 5h 35' 30"

DEC center: -5° 19' 33"

Pixel scale: 3.014 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.152 degrees

Field radius: 1.027 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1528

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany


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M 42, 


            Jens Zippel