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M42 in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
M42 in Narrowband
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M42 in Narrowband

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M42 in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
M42 in Narrowband
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M42 in Narrowband

Equipment

Imaging Cameras
QSI683wsg8
Filters
Ha (3nm) SII (3nm) OIII (3nm) Astronomik
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ106N

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 4, 2020
Frames:
36×600(6h)
Integration:
6h
Avg. Moon age:
18.61 days
Avg. Moon phase:
84.21%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4067891

RA center: 05h34m55s.4

DEC center: -05°2942

Pixel scale: 2.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.302 degrees

Field radius: 0.924 degrees

Resolution: 2443x1994

File size: 3.7 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is an image from my backyard observatory in the suburbs of Carlsbad, CA. First light for a new camera added to the fleet: A QSI 683-wsg8. Imaged through narrowband filters under a bright moon. 2.5 hrs of Ha, 1.5 hrs of OIII and 1.5 hrs of SII in 10 minute subs. Color mapped using the Hubble palette with Ha = green; SII = red, and OIII = blue.

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M42 in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri