Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Gran Nebulosa de Orión, 


            José J. Chambó
Gran Nebulosa de Orión

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Jan. 21, 2012

10x120" ISO800
10x15" ISO800
7x240" ISO800
10x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~45

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 27.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 20.50

Mean FWHM: 5.05

Temperature: 4.00 job: 109893

RA center: 83.777 degrees

DEC center: -5.455 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.215 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.111 degrees

Field radius: 1.044 degrees

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain


The Great Orion Nebula, one of the most photographed astronomical object, is a diffuse nebula located at South of Orion's Belt that can be observed at naked eye on winter nocturnal sky. Placed to 1,270 light years from Earth and with 24 light years wide, is a huge cloud of interestellar gas and dust where are forming thousand of new stars.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A  (in Spanish)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Gran Nebulosa de Orión, 


            José J. Chambó