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            Jake Myers
M42
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M42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i)

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ASGT

Software: DeepSky Stacker  ·  Photoshop  ·  Adobe Lightroom 3


Dates:March 2, 2014

Frames: 34x30" ISO400

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: -5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 194423

RA center: 5h 35' 17"

DEC center: -5° 23' 6"

Pixel scale: 4.425 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -75.930 degrees

Field radius: 1.364 degrees


Resolution: 620x447

Locations: Back Yard, Lafayette, CO, United States

Description

M42
2014-03-02

This is my second attempt at photographing a DSO, and I'm pretty happy with it.

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M42, 



    
        

            Jake Myers