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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- The Orion Nebula, 


            Nathan Swigart
M42- The Orion Nebula

M42- The Orion Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3212x2907

Dates:Dec. 10, 2018

Frames: 40x30"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.50% job: 2408394

RA center: 83.774 degrees

DEC center: -5.472 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.141 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.193 degrees

Field radius: 0.687 degrees

Data source: Backyard


First time capturing M42. Used a Sony A7III full frame camera set at ISO 3200 and 30 sec exposures.



Nathan Swigart
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M42- The Orion Nebula, 


            Nathan Swigart