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Orion Nebula - M42, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony
Orion Nebula - M42
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Orion Nebula - M42

Orion Nebula - M42, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony
Orion Nebula - M42
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Orion Nebula - M42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC-Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Version 4.2.3

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter

Accessory: ASIair Pro  ·  Thousand Oaks Digital Dew Heater Controller  ·  Dew Not 8" Dew Heater Strip  ·  Farpoint Astronomy Bahtinov Focus Mask - RASA 8


Dates:March 5, 2021

Frames:
Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter: 30x60" (30') (gain: 130.00) -10C bin 1x1
Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter: 30x60" (30') (gain: 190.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 21.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4285816

RA center: 05h35m00s.2

DEC center: -05°1930

Pixel scale: 2.396 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.946 degrees

Field radius: 1.169 degrees


Resolution: 2484x2484

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first ever try at this nebula. Still new to the hobby, but this nebula is the reason I got myself a astrophotographers rig. Very happy, though I recognize I have a lot of learning to do in post processing still.

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Orion Nebula - M42, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony