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M42 The Orion Nebula and Surroundings, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
M42 The Orion Nebula and Surroundings
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M42 The Orion Nebula and Surroundings

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C1100 Edge HD + Hyperstar  ·  Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY 128C

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5-III 290M

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Optolong 2" LUM


Dates:Oct. 15, 2020

Frames: 15x120"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.68%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3988532

RA center: 5h 35' 39"

DEC center: -5° 26' 24"

Pixel scale: 2.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.895 degrees

Field radius: 2.784 degrees


Resolution: 5694x3881

Data source: Backyard

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M42 The Orion Nebula and Surroundings, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges

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