Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Miller
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Miller
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Sony A6000

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic CC  ·  Photoshop CC 2019


Dates:March 13, 2019

Frames: 34x60" (34')

Integration: 34'

Avg. Moon age: 6.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2589355

RA center: 5h 35' 8"

DEC center: -5° 15' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.320 degrees

Field radius: 0.757 degrees


Resolution: 4643x2778

Data source: Backyard

Description

Just decided to take the scope out for a quick session. Conditions were definitely not optimal so I settled with something bright. This is also my first B&W image to be uploaded.

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Miller