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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49
last m42 cropped and reworked
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Orion Nebula, Astrophotography by Ed Defesche



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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,631 x 2,001 pixels
  • Image Scale: 2.246 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 38' 30''
  • RA Center: 5h 34m 53s
  • DEC Center: -5º 19' 16''
  • Orientation: 140.326 degrees E of N

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Astronomy Quote of the Day

“I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet. But I'm an optimist. We will reach out to the stars.” Stephen Hawking
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