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M42

Technical card

Software: Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3


Dates:Jan. 20, 2014

Frames: 8x180" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 166225

RA center: 05h35m18s.10

DEC center: -05°2309

Pixel scale: 1.273 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.586 degrees


Resolution: 620x820

Description

This was taken with some time I had left on a telescope from itelescope.net (http://www.itelescope.net/telescope-t3/). Just a basic 8x 180s stack in full color, aligned and stacked in Nebulosity, stretching in FITS Liberator and with post processing in Photoshop CS3.

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