Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  42 c Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  44 iot Ori  ·  45 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  Hatysa  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1999  ·  NGC1973  ·  NGC1975  ·  NGC1977  ·  NGC1980  ·  NGC1981  ·  NGC1999  ·  Sh2-279  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  And 3 more.
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M42 and Running Man

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            David Frost
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M42 and Running Man

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT

Imaging cameras: QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics 3.5" Quad TCC F4.5

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2019  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8.6  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro SGP

Filters: Astrodon 3nm Ha  ·  Chroma Blue 50mm Unmounted  ·  Chroma Luminance 50mm unmounted  ·  Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters

Accessory: Alnitak Flat Man XL


Dates:Jan. 26, 2020Jan. 27, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 12x1200" (4h) (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters: 10x240" (40') (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 40'

Darks: ~13

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 3235727

RA center: 5h 35' 23"

DEC center: -5° 32' 13"

Pixel scale: 7.104 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.593 degrees

Field radius: 1.551 degrees


Resolution: 1280x916

Locations: Marathon, Marathon, TX, None

Data source: Traveller

Description

This was first light with my new QHY600. Liking what it can do so far!

This was 12x1200 sec Ha and 12x240 sec for each color channel, RGB.
Blue channel was shot with Chroma's blue 50mm square filter that cuts off at 420nm.

It was 6.4 hours total time.

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