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M42, 



    
        

            Esben Hoffmann
M42
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M42

M42, 



    
        

            Esben Hoffmann
M42
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M42

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher 254/1200 Newton f4.7
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 60D
Mounts
Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6 GT

Acquisition details

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: 05h35m13s.2

DEC center: -05°2338

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