Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  36 ups Ori  ·  41 the01 Ori  ·  42 c Ori  ·  43 the02 Ori  ·  44 iot Ori  ·  45 Ori  ·  49 d Ori  ·  De Mairan's nebula  ·  Great Orion Nebula  ·  Hatysa  ·  IC 420  ·  IC 430  ·  IC430  ·  Lower Sword  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  M43  ·  Mairan's Nebula  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC1973  ·  NGC1975  ·  NGC1977  ·  NGC1980  ·  NGC1981  ·  And 16 more.
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M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
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M42 - Orion Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
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M42 - Orion Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Chroma 3nm HA 50mm  ·  Chroma 50mm L  ·  Chroma 50mm G  ·  Chroma 50mm R


Dates:Feb. 9, 2021

Frames:
Chroma 3nm HA 50mm: 9x1800" (4h 30') (gain: -0.01) bin 1x1
Chroma 50mm B: 8x300" (40') bin 1x1
Chroma 50mm G: 8x300" (40') bin 1x1
Chroma 50mm L: 8x180" (24') bin 1x1
Chroma 50mm R: 16x300" (1h 20') bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 34'

Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.02%


Astrometry.net job: 4225318

RA center: 5h 35' 18"

DEC center: -5° 26' 25"

Pixel scale: 3.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.929 degrees

Field radius: 2.330 degrees


Resolution: 3607x2400

Locations: Marathon Motel and RV Park, Marathon, TX, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

Description

Orion Nebula - M42 shot with the QHY600.

Software used to capture image:

Sequence Generator Pro

PHD2

Software used to edit:

PixInsight

Photoshop

Total data gathered:

(9) Ha @ 1800secs - 1x1

( Lum @ 180secs - 1x1

(16) R @ 300secs - 1x1

( G @ 300secs - 1x1

( B @ 300secs - 1x1

Camera : QHY600 with Readout mode 3 and Gain set to 0

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Mount: AP Mach1GTO

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M42 - Orion Nebula, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle