Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
Messier 42, 



    
        

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Messier 42
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Messier 42

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 800

Imaging cameras: NIKON D5100

Mounts: Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Celestron f7

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6


Dates:Feb. 3, 2014

Frames: 45x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 187316

RA center: 5h 35' 16"

DEC center: -5° 23' 24"

Pixel scale: 0.675 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.147 degrees

Field radius: 0.514 degrees


Resolution: 620x425

Locations: Hekel's Skywatch, Hellevoetsluis, Zuid Holland, Netherlands

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Messier 42, 



    
        

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