Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  41 the01 Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  Orion Nebula  ·  Sh2-281  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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M42 up close, 



    
        

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 14" TRUSS

Imaging cameras: Atik Cameras 16200 Mono

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 14" TRUSS

Guiding cameras: starlight Xpress lodestar

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  Pixinsight  ·  PHD2

Filters: Chroma Green 2" Mounted  ·  Chroma Blue 2" Mounted  ·  Chroma Red 2" Mounted

Accessory: SkyShed Roll-off  ·  Moonlite focuser NightCrawler WR25  ·  Atik Cameras EFW3 Filter Wheel  ·  Atik Cameras OAG  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyRoof  ·  Intel NUC i7  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyEye  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert


Dates:Jan. 7, 2021

Frames:
Chroma Blue 2" Mounted: 53x30" bin 1x1
Chroma Green 2" Mounted: 57x30" bin 1x1
Chroma Red 2" Mounted: 60x30" bin 1x1

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.67%


Astrometry.net job: 4141502

RA center: 5h 35' 19"

DEC center: -5° 21' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.433 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.873 degrees

Field radius: 0.309 degrees


Resolution: 3936x3296

Locations: JRO - Home Observatories, Milford, New Jersey, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

An up close of one of my fav's. This is close to full frame with minimal crop from my Atik 16200 on my GSO 14" RC at f/8. Let me know if you like it.

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