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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M42 and M43, 


M42 and M43

M42 and M43

Technical card

Resolution: 4834x3178

Dates:Jan. 8, 2019

Frames: 33x60"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.30% job: 2460428

RA center: 83.512 degrees

DEC center: -5.338 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.083 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.800 degrees

Field radius: 1.673 degrees

Data source: Traveller


A night at the Astronomical Society of Kansas City dark sky site. Alas, I brought everything except for my guide camera! So I upped my camera ISO to 3200 and shot 60 second images instead of several minutes. So the night wasn't a complete bust for imaging. I was surprised to pickup some of the fainter dust in short exposures.



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M42 and M43,