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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori
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The Trapezium in the Great Orion Nebula - M42, plus De Mairan's Nebula, M43, 





    
        

            Corey Rueckheim
The Trapezium in the Great Orion Nebula - M42, plus De Mairan's Nebula, M43

The Trapezium in the Great Orion Nebula - M42, plus De Mairan's Nebula, M43

Technical card

Resolution: 4129x2811

Dates:Nov. 23, 2019

Frames: 99x1"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.77%

Astrometry.net job: 3077470

RA center: 5h 35' 16"

DEC center: -5° 23' 9"

Pixel scale: 0.372 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.901 degrees

Field radius: 0.258

Locations: Lafayette Home, Sparta, WI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is a reasonable depiction of what the Great Orion Nebula, Messier 42, looks when visually observing with my telescope, except the Trapezium (and all the other stars) are sharper visually. This is the shortest of three different sets of exposures I took of this tonight. This set of ½-second exposures was intended to show details of the nebula near the Trapezium. Ultimately, I'd like to merge the three sets together to show details at all levels of brightness, but I'm not sure I have the skill yet to make it work.

De Mairan's Nebula, Messier 43, is the separate glow near the top of the image.

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Corey Rueckheim
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The Trapezium in the Great Orion Nebula - M42, plus De Mairan's Nebula, M43, 





    
        

            Corey Rueckheim

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