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Contains:  Great Orion Nebula, IC 420, Lower Sword, M 42, M 43, Mairan's Nebula, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, Orion Nebula, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, the Running Man Nebula
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M42, 



    
        

            andefeldt
M42
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M42

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Sky-Watcher ED80 DS-Pro

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts:Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO Belt mod

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Astro 50mm

Guiding cameras:QHYCCD QHY5-II color

Focal reducers:Sky-Watcher 0.85x for 80ED

Software:PixInsightKstars/Ekos

Filters:ZWO UV/IR Cut 1.25"

Accessory:Deep Sky Dad AF3 AutoFocuser


Dates:Jan. 4, 2020

Frames:
100x10"
20x120"
101x30"
101x60"
48x5" (gain: 120.00) -25C

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~41

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 8.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3393306

RA center: 5h 35' 18"

DEC center: -5° 22' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.370 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 343.653 degrees

Field radius: 1.249 degrees


Resolution: 5456x3648

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally the weather cleared. M42 had been on my bucket list for a while so I took all the data I could get from this night.
The core is not good - I'm still learning PixInsight - somehow my short exposures didn't really come through in the final stacked version.

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M42, 



    
        

            andefeldt