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Contains:  NGC 1999, 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 with enhanced dust lanes, 


M42 with enhanced dust lanes

M42 with enhanced dust lanes

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i


Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50mm SSAG package

Software:PHD guiding

Resolution: 5202x3465

Dates:Oct. 2, 2013

Frames: 20x220"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.00% job: 88616

RA center: 83.870 degrees

DEC center: -5.448 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.518 degrees

Field radius: 1.823 degrees

Locations: Nickelsville - Green Zone, Nickelsville, Virginia, United States


M42 with emphasis on dust lanes



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M42 with enhanced dust lanes,