Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Orion Nebula  ·  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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Orion Nebula (M42)

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Orion Nebula (M42), 



    
        

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Orion Nebula (M42)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-60CB Refractor

Imaging cameras: Altair Astro HyperCam 183C ProTec CMOS

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo Skywatcher

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro HyperCam 183C ProTec CMOS

Software: DeepSkyStacker 4.2.5  ·  Photoshop  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Altair Astro Tri-Band OSC Filter

Accessory: Primaluce Labs Guide Scope (60mm x 240mm)


Dates:Jan. 16, 2021

Frames: 75x120" (2h 30')

Integration: 2h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 3.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.24%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4242019

RA center: 05h35m21s.6

DEC center: -05°2410

Pixel scale: 4.590 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 22.108 degrees

Field radius: 0.966 degrees


Resolution: 1072x1072

Locations: Home driveway, Kingwood, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Orion Nebula (M42) plus a faint image of the Running Man Nebula (NGC1973/1975/1977).  M42 is about 1350 light years away and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth.

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