Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
M42, 



    
        

            Esben Hoffmann
M42
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M42

M42, 



    
        

            Esben Hoffmann
M42
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M42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 254/1200 Newton f4.7

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6 GT


Dates:Dec. 27, 2019

Frames: 59x30" (29' 30")

Integration: 29' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3146777

RA center: 5h 35' 13"

DEC center: -5° 23' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.740 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.675 degrees

Field radius: 0.622 degrees


Resolution: 5082x3338

Locations: Esben Hoffmann, Aabenraa, Denmark

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally, an evening with good weather.

Have long dreamed of getting pictures of the M42.

I am very happy with the details, although I did not get as much data collected.

I can see I have a lot to learn with image editing

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M42, 



    
        

            Esben Hoffmann