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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 - Orion Nebula - Mosaic, 





    
        

            Jason Schella
M42 - Orion Nebula - Mosaic

M42 - Orion Nebula - Mosaic

Technical card

Resolution: 10097x6123

Dates:March 12, 2019

Frames: 270x300" (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 22.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 5.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.94%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: -5.00

Astrometry.net job: 2579980

RA center: 83.821 degrees

DEC center: -5.292 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.721 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.655 degrees

Field radius: 1.182 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

My final compilation for Orion's Nebula. 9 pieces - each with an average of 30 x 300s exposures (1x1) bining (22 hours total integration time) and lots of processing time. For the core of the nebula I used 50x100s exposures and used HDRComposition to bring out the core features.

I learnt a lot about processing mosaics in PixInsight for this project but I am quite happy with the final result considering the equipment used.

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M42 - Orion Nebula - Mosaic, 





    
        

            Jason Schella