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M42 - The Great Orion Nebula - Second Attempt, 



    
        

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M42 - The Great Orion Nebula - Second Attempt

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics Photoline 60mm f/6 FPL53

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50/200 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ToupTek G-1200-KMB Mono Guider

Focal reducers: TS Optics TS-Optics PHOTOLINE 2" 0.8x Reducer & Flattener

Software: Topaz Labs Denoise AI  ·  Starnet++  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  INDI KStars/Ekos  ·  KDE KStars  ·  INDILib  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Gimp

Filters: Astronomik Deep Sky R 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Deep Sky G 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Deep Sky B 1.25"

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO EFW 1.25 8 Position  ·  Raspberry Pi Foundation Raspberry Pi 4 B 8 GB


Dates:Feb. 14, 2021Feb. 20, 2021

Frames:
Astronomik Deep Sky B 1.25": 10x180" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep Sky B 1.25": 65x30" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep Sky G 1.25": 10x180" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep Sky G 1.25": 61x30" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep Sky R 1.25": 10x180" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep Sky R 1.25": 90x30" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 5.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4238228

RA center: 5h 35' 33"

DEC center: -5° 15' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.723 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -71.963 degrees

Field radius: 1.524 degrees


Resolution: 5324x3494

Locations: Home observatory, Schechen, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

My second attempt at the Great Orion Nebula. This time aiming to get less of a burnt our core, by adding lots of 30s exposures. The core is still a bit over-saturated. Might it be needed to go even shorter with my relatively fast scope (f4.4)?

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