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Observatory Parameters
Sep 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:11 19:43
M42, M43 and the Running Man M42 and M43 are defuse nebulae of the Milky Way in the constellation of Orion. They are about 1340 light years distant, on the near edge of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. Frames: Astrodon Tru-Balance RGB E-Series Gen 2: 30x120" -20C bin 1x1 Astrodon Tru-Balance RGB E-Series Gen 2: 30x30" -20C bin 1x1 Astrodon Tru-Balance RGB E-Series Gen 2: 30x5" -20C bin 1x1 Location: LMDSS, Greater Bendigo Shire, Vic, Australia
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Orion Nebula, Astrophotography by TWFowler

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: SV115T f/7
  • Imaging camera: QSI -683wsg
  • Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
  • Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2
  • Accessories: Focal reducer SFF3-25 Large Chip Flattener
    Hi astro Mount Hub Pro v2.0
    Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss II w/ HSM30
    Feathertouch FTF3035B-A---FEATHER TOUCH® 3.0" DIAMETER DUAL SPEED FOCUSER
  • Processed with: CCDStack 2+
    Open Guiding PHD2
    Sequence Generator Pro

Frames / Subs

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Acquisition

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,268 x 2,442 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.392 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 15' 49''
  • RA Center: 5h 35m 02s
  • DEC Center: -5º 10' 24''
  • Orientation: 90.981 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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