Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1981  ·  NGC 1982  ·  NGC 1999  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori  ·  The star ιOri
M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band
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M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band

M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band
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M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:Sept. 17, 2019

Frames:
ZWO Ha 1.25": 26x180" (1h 18') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 25x180" (1h 15') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 25x180" (1h 15') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 48'

Darks: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 17.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2956633

RA center: 5h 34' 28"

DEC center: -5° 31' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.395 degrees

Field radius: 1.456 degrees


Resolution: 3754x2732

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

M42, the great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow Band from North West Tasmania.

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M42 The Great Orion Nebula in Hubble Palette Narrow band, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath