Contains: IC 430, 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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Orion Nebula M42

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon 200 mm f/2.8 L II USM

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3

Mount: EQ3-2

Software: IRIS

Resolution: 2212x1472

Dates: Dec. 30, 2013

Frames: 30x30"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.70% job: 158231

RA center: 83.801 degrees

DEC center: -5.389 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.449 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.615 degrees

Field radius: 2.011 degrees

Locations: Koti, Kaarina, Other (Non US), Finland


Orion Nebula M42 at 2013-12-30. First time in about a month when the sky was clear for several hours. Hasn't been since either.



Mikko Laine

Sky plot

Sky plot


Orion Nebula M42, 


        Mikko Laine