Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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The Orion Molecular Cloud, 



    
        

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The Orion Molecular Cloud

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The Orion Molecular Cloud, 



    
        

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The Orion Molecular Cloud

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Software: StarTools1.6.386beta  ·  DSS 4.2.3  ·  ACDSee19 Pro


Dates:Jan. 1, 2020

Frames: 1400x2" (46' 40")

Integration: 46' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 5.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.28%


Astrometry.net job: 3235480

RA center: 5h 38' 56"

DEC center: -1° 17' 38"

Pixel scale: 28.315 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -146.990 degrees

Field radius: 14.228 degrees


Resolution: 2413x2704

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Orion Molecular Cloud is a very large gas region in the constellation of Orion. It is the host to many very well known nebula structures. This image is a stack of many very short exposures taken without tracking while on holiday.

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The Orion Molecular Cloud, 



    
        

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