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Observation by Mark Phillips: M42 mosaic

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Mark Phillips

Observer

Mark Phillips

Observed

2020 Dec 19 - 22:45

Uploaded

2021 Jan 03 - 14:02

Objects

M42
NGC1977
M43

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h35m
Dec: -05°16'
Position angle: -82°49'

Field size

1°25' × 1°02'

Equipment
  • 250mm f4.8 Newtonian, MPCC
  • QHY168C @-15°C
  • IDAS P2 LP filter
  • Captured and mosaic'd in N.I.N.A.
  • Processed in APP, Photoshop, Topaz DeNoise AI
Exposure

10x180s each of 2 panes

Location

Forthimage Observatory, Edinburgh UK

Target name

M42 and Running Man

Title

M42 mosaic

About this image

My annual trip to M42. This year I decided to do a 2-pane mosaic since NINA makes it easy to frame and capture, and APP is great at aligning and blending the panes.

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