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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa
M42 Orion Nebula
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M42 Orion Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion UK CT8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MCPro

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ-6Pro SynScan Go-To

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU 2" Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Carte Du Ciel

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-V4

Accessory: TS Optics Guiderscope 240/60  ·  Deep Sky Dad AF1  ·  Lacerta M-Gen  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


Dates:March 30, 2020

Frames: 20x180"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3382194

RA center: 5h 34' 31"

DEC center: -5° 28' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.084 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 169.436 degrees

Field radius: 0.750 degrees


Resolution: 4117x2798

Locations: Gülpe, Gülpe, Brandenburg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

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M42 Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikolaus Popa