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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Stephen Charnock
M42 Orion Nebula

M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3171x2091

Dates:Dec. 28, 2014

Astronomik EOS Clip CLS: 10x120" ISO800 bin 1x1
Astronomik EOS Clip CLS: 10x30" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.80% job: 2224942

RA center: 83.848 degrees

DEC center: -5.434 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.316 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 343.438 degrees

Field radius: 0.694 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Newark, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Composite image using multiple exposures to prevent centre of nebula overexposing. Stack of 10x30s and another stack of 10x120s. Taken with mod Canon 30D with IR filter removed mounted on an Orion Astrograph 10" at focal length 1000mm at ISO 800 guided on an Atlas EQ6 mount.



Stephen Charnock
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Stephen Charnock