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M42, the Orion Nebula [Drizzled x2], 


            Vincent Bchm
M42, the Orion Nebula [Drizzled x2]
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M42, the Orion Nebula [Drizzled x2]

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon Unfiltered EOS 500D/Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Orion HDX110 EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5.0

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III

Dates:Dec. 18, 2017Dec. 19, 2017

Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD: 22x15" ISO800
Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD: 25x300" ISO800
Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD: 23x60" ISO800

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.68%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2085198

RA center: 5h 34' 53"

DEC center: -5° 27' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.480 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.875 degrees

Field radius: 0.749 degrees

Resolution: 9400x6140

Data source: Backyard


From Locoal-Mendon (Brittany)

Orion 10" f/3.9, HDX110 EQ-G, Unfiltered EOS 500D, ST80, SSAG

Acquisition : Astro Photography Tool, PHD Guiding
Processing : PixInsight
Addition of 70 images (22x15s | 23x60s | 25x300s, ISO800, f/3.9)

FoV : 1°16'x50'


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Sky plot


M42, the Orion Nebula [Drizzled x2], 


            Vincent Bchm