Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  42 c Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  44 iot Ori  ·  45 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  Hatysa  ·  Lower Sword  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC1973  ·  NGC1975  ·  NGC1977  ·  NGC1980  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Sh2-279  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  And 2 more.
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M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Paul Ricker
M42 - Orion Nebula
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M42 - Orion Nebula

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M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Paul Ricker
M42 - Orion Nebula
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M42 - Orion Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Apertura 60EDR

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM-Pro

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 50 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ToupTek ToupCam GCMOS01200KMA

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  StarTools  ·  Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)

Filters: ZWO new B  ·  ZWO new G  ·  ZWO new R  ·  ZWO new L

Accessory: Apertura Field Flattener  ·  ZWO EFW Mini


Dates:Dec. 31, 2019

Frames:
ZWO new B: 2x15" (30") (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new B: 2x60" (2') (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new G: 2x15" (30") (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new G: 2x60" (2') (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new L: 2x15" (30") (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new L: 1x300" (5') (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new L: 2x60" (2') (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new R: 2x15" (30") (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2
ZWO new R: 2x60" (2') (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 2x2

Integration: 15'

Darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 4.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.62%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 4016337

RA center: 5h 35' 18"

DEC center: -5° 24' 13"

Pixel scale: 2.697 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -28.654 degrees

Field radius: 1.207 degrees


Resolution: 2709x1747

Locations: Everglades National Park, Homestead, FL, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

M42 from the open tent area at the Flamingo Campground in Everglades National Park. Great dark skies in the park, but you hope there's a breeze blowing! The air was still that evening, and I gave some blood for this image. Could see New Year's fireworks across Florida Bay in the Keys.

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M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Paul Ricker