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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Derek Foster
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics Photoline 80/480 f/6 Triplet Super Apo - FPL-53

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5-II Mono

Software: APT

Filters: IDAS D2

Dates:Nov. 18, 2019

Frames: 20x150" (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.24%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3070281

RA center: 5h 34' 53"

DEC center: -5° 14' 38"

Pixel scale: 1.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.918 degrees

Field radius: 1.109 degrees

Resolution: 4157x2835

Data source: Backyard



Derek Foster
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Derek Foster