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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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M42 - The Orion Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory
M42 - The Orion Nebula

M42 - The Orion Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:Feb. 2, 2019

Baader Blue: 1x300" -32C bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" -32C bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" -32C bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" -32C bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Flat darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 27.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2514591

RA center: 83.806 degrees

DEC center: -5.375 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.217 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.787 degrees

Field radius: 0.979 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


The Orion Nebula is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion.

Imaged by Alicia Soderberg on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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M42 - The Orion Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory