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Image of the day 11/23/2020

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    M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Byoungjun Jeong
    M42 Orion Nebula
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    M42 Orion Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106

    Imaging cameras: SBIG STX-16803

    Mounts: RainbowAstro RST-135

    Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-Mini

    Software: Software Bisque TheSkyX Professional  ·  PixInsight 1.8

    Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB Filters

    Accessory: Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Astrodon MOAG

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3992452

    RA center: 5h 35' 26"

    DEC center: -5° 23' 13"

    Pixel scale: 3.492 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 357.650 degrees

    Field radius: 2.675 degrees

    Resolution: 3900x3900

    Locations: RainbowAstro Remote Observatory (DarkSky Newmexico), Animas, New Mexico, United States

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Dark Sky New Mexico


    Telescope : Takahashi FSQ-106ED (D:106mm, fl:530mm)
    CCD : SBIG STX-16803
    Mount : RainbowAstro RST-135
    Filters : Astrodon 50mm square LRGB
    OAG : Astrodon MOAG
    Guide CCD : ZWO ASI120mm mini
    Exposure : L 600s x 17(1bin), RGB each 600s x 9(2bin)
    L 10s x 25(1bin), RGB each 30s x 10(1bin)
    Location : RainbowAstro Remote Observatory @ NewMexico (Dark Sky NewMexico)

    HDR image processing is not easy for me. For the trapezium, L images with 10 second exposure and RGB images with 30 second exposure were used. I hope it doesn't look like an overcook image. Thanks. :)


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    M42 Orion Nebula, 


            Byoungjun Jeong