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  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Sh2-279  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri  ·  Upper Sword  ·  the Running Man Nebula
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M42 In Spring, 



    
        

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M42 In Spring

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M42 In Spring, 



    
        

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M42 In Spring

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 533 MC-Pro ZWO 533MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron cem60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 50ED Guide Scope Skywatcher 50ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 Mini Mono

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2021  ·  Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  PHD2 phd 2  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: ZWO EAF Focuser


Dates:Feb. 14, 2021

Frames: 108x30" (54')

Integration: 54'

Avg. Moon age: 2.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.61%


Astrometry.net job: 4758664

RA center: 5h 35' 15"

DEC center: -5° 25' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.940 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -49.941 degrees

Field radius: 1.126 degrees


Resolution: 2956x2952

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken February 14, 2021 I had a chance to finally process the data properly. Not much integration time due to cloud cover but overall I am quite happy with this result!

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M42 In Spring, 



    
        

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