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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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M 42, 


            Peter Lipscomb
M 42

M 42

Technical card

Resolution: 3303x2602

Dates:Jan. 15, 2018Jan. 20, 2018

Astrodon LRGB 1.25" Gen 2: 60x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon NIR: 3x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.36% job: 2130923

RA center: 83.708 degrees

DEC center: -5.557 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.272 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.148 degrees

Field radius: 0.743 degrees

Data source: Backyard


5 nights of LRGB and some NIR captured to work on this image. January 14th, 15th and January 18th, 19th and 20th.

So much data I wasn't sure what to do with it!

Working on core detail and will upload revision when good.



Peter Lipscomb
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M 42, 


            Peter Lipscomb