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M42 in LRGB, 



    
        

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M42 in LRGB

M42 in LRGB, 



    
        

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M42 in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES102ED ES102ED APO

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Mono

Mounts: iOptron CEM60 CEM60

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro 290M

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 102 mm apo

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Startools  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 36mm

Accessory: ZWO OAG  ·  MoonLite CF 2" Motor Focus  ·  ATIK EFW2, 7x36mm


Dates:Nov. 30, 2018

Frames:
Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 6x300" (30') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 18'

Avg. Moon age: 22.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.54%


Astrometry.net job: 2396171

RA center: 5h 35' 27"

DEC center: -5° 16' 39"

Pixel scale: 3.041 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -48.030 degrees

Field radius: 1.028 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1387

Locations: Home Observatory, Haneytown, New Brunswick, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

My obligatory M42 for the year. Thanks for looking.

HDR Core consist of 5, 10, and 30 second subs for both Lum and RGB.

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M42 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Scott