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M 42  The Orion Nebula



OBJECT DATA: M42, The Orion Nebula (Orion). Distance: 1.600 light years , Angular size: 43'
CATEGORY: Emission nebula
OPTICS: William Optics Megrez 90 APO f/6.2
MOUNT: Losmandy GM-8
CAMERA: Modified Canon 350D (with Baader IR filter) @ 400 ISO
DATE: December 28, 2007
LOCATION & CONDITIONS: Hoyo del espino (Avila) - Spain. -3ºC
EXPOSURE: 40 X 90 sec. (Total: 60 min.) unguided
CALIBRATION FRAMES: 12 darks, 12 flats
AQUISITION & PROCESSING: MaxIm DL, Images Plus, Photoshop CS3

COMMENTS : Also visible is NGC1977 (The Running Man's Nebula) and M43 (Marian's Nebula)


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