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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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M42 - 8"/1400 mm, 


            Marco Eckstein
M42 - 8"/1400 mm

M42 - 8"/1400 mm

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron EdgeHD 800

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mount:Celestron AVX

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN 2

Focal reducer:Celestron 0.7X EdgeHD800

Software:Photoshop CC

Accessory:Off-Axis Guider TSOAG11

Resolution: 3840x2560 job: 2559023

RA center: 83.779 degrees

DEC center: -5.451 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.829 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.712 degrees

Field radius: 0.531 degrees

Locations: Balkonsternwarte, Würzburg, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


My very first try of M42 using the 8" EHD with 1400 mm focal length and ASI071MC Pro. Chip temperature was -20°C. Almost 280 minutes exposure with 30 sec each. Bortle 7 near Würzburg, Germany. Flats, Darks, Bias.

Hope you like it :)

CS, Marco



Marco Eckstein
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M42 - 8"/1400 mm, 


            Marco Eckstein