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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Alessandro Merga
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Alessandro Merga
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 10 f/4 Carbon fiber

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D Baader

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: Magzero MZ-5m

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6

Filters: Astronomik CLS 2"

Accessory: Baader MPCC


Dates:Jan. 25, 2014

Frames:
1x10" (10") ISO400
1x30" (30") ISO800
1x60" (1') ISO800
8x420" (56') ISO800 0C

Integration: 57' 40"

Darks: ~23

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 23.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: -3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4233486

RA center: 5h 35' 4"

DEC center: -5° 18' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.063 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.578 degrees

Field radius: 0.757 degrees


Resolution: 4271x2837

Locations: Observatory at home - Viggiù, Viggiù, Varese, Italy

Description

Picture published on the number 179 (March 2014) of the magazine Coelum Astronomia

The seeing of the evening wasn't good: 3-4/10

Temperature: -3°C / 27°F

Wind: 5 to 10 km/h 3,1 to 6,2 mph 2,6 to 5,3 Knot

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