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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion Nebula Wide Field, 


            Walt Schnapp
Orion Nebula Wide Field

Orion Nebula Wide Field

Technical card

Resolution: 2922x2466

Dates:Jan. 7, 2019

Frames: 17x6"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.88% job: 2458231

RA center: 83.812 degrees

DEC center: -5.406 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.211 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.953 degrees

Field radius: 1.174 degrees

Locations: Home Location, Vista, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard


First shot of M42 in the new year, should have taken more frames but my dog came looking for me and said we had to go to bed. My Orion ST80mm has been getting neglected and is actually better than I remember, need to invest in an apo soon.



Walt Schnapp
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion Nebula Wide Field, 


            Walt Schnapp