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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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M42 Great nebula in orion, 


M42 Great nebula in orion

M42 Great nebula in orion

Technical card

Resolution: 4450x3193

Dates:Nov. 9, 2018

Frames: 55x30" ISO400

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~59

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 12.00 job: 2360486

RA center: 5h 34' 59"

DEC center: -5° 34' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.984 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.015 degrees

Field radius: 0.749

Data source: Traveller


My second try of the Orion nebula. The first time I underestimated the size and missed half of the fainter parts. So this time I used plate-solving for the first time an gathered half an hour exposure time through small holes in the cloudy sky.



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M42 Great nebula in orion, 



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