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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1982, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori
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M43 and M42 Core, 


            John Ebersole
M43 and M42 Core
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M43 and M42 Core

Technical card

Dates:Jan. 21, 2019

Frames: 9x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.88%

Basic astrometry details job: 2486885

RA center: 5h 35' 27"

DEC center: -5° 19' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.819 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.990 degrees

Field radius: 0.218 degrees

Resolution: 1356x1353

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope


M43 and the core of M42 in narrowband HST palette. Note the fine nebular detail apparent when imaging the ionic emission lines of Ha, OIII, and SII.



John Ebersole
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M43 and M42 Core, 


            John Ebersole