Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42 - The Orion Nebula, 


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M42 - The Orion Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO f/7

Imaging cameras: Atik 490EX Color

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount GT100S

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS Extended

Dates:Oct. 10, 2018

Frames: 1x120"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.31%

Astrometry.net job: 2324168

RA center: 5h 34' 57"

DEC center: -5° 24' 16"

Pixel scale: 1.642 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -102.094 degrees

Field radius: 0.449 degrees

Resolution: 1435x1351

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory


The Orion Nebula is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-2).



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M42 - The Orion Nebula, 


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