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Observatory Parameters
Nov 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
06:49 17:26
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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