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M 42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Zeiss APQ 1200mm/8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000Da

Mounts: ALT 6

Software: PS CS4  ·  Fitswork


Dates:March 6, 2011

Frames:
44x15" (11') ISO800
13x180" (39') ISO800
41x60" (41') ISO800

Integration: 1h 31'

Avg. Moon age: 1.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2953280

RA center: 05h35m14s.2

DEC center: -05°2848

Pixel scale: 0.977 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.534 degrees

Field radius: 0.560 degrees


Resolution: 3268x2519

Locations: Willi-Hüll-Sternwarte, Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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M 42, 



    
        

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