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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M42 Orion and Running Man Nebula, 


            Carsten Eckhardt
M42 Orion and Running Man Nebula
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M42 Orion and Running Man Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion Atlas 10

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 071MC PRO

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducers:

Software:DeepSkyStackerAdobe Photoshop CC 2018PhD2Sharpcap Pro

Filter:Hutech IDAS LPS-D2 2"


Resolution: 4249x2739

Dates:Sept. 17, 2018

Frames: 11x180"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 7.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 2259951

RA center: 5h 35' 9"

DEC center: -5° 19' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.869 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.972 degrees

Field radius: 1.313 degrees

Data source: Backyard


M42 and the Running Man Nebula photographed in the last 35 minutes before the sky got too bright at the end of the night, just after I finished my Andromeda galaxy.



Carsten Eckhardt
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M42 Orion and Running Man Nebula, 


            Carsten Eckhardt