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M42 in Orion, 


            Andre van Zegveld
M42 in Orion
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M42 in Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CFF 185

Imaging cameras: SBIG-11000

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm ShortTube 80x400

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: SGP  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding 2

Filters: B  ·  R

Accessory: Optec Pyxis rotator 3"  ·  CFF Flattener

Dates:Dec. 4, 2018

Frames: 60x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.29%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3591264

RA center: 5h 35' 4"

DEC center: -5° 23' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.793 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.578 degrees

Field radius: 0.912 degrees

Resolution: 1885x1402

Locations: Eye in the Sky, Raspay, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


Sky plot

Sky plot


M42 in Orion, 


            Andre van Zegveld

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