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Observation by Andrew Jeffries: M42

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Andrew Jeffries

Observer

Andrew Jeffries

Observed

2021 Jan 21 - 22:41

Uploaded

2021 Jan 23 - 20:46

Objects

The Orion Nebula (M42)

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h37m
Dec: -04°18'
Position angle: -2°44'

Field size

6°52' × 10°18'

Equipment
  • Canon 6D with 100-400 zoom at 200mm
  • EQ5 mount with drive setup.
Exposure

60x5s light frames

Location

SE wales

Target name

M42

Title

M42

About this image

After some heavy rain we have had a few clear nights and the stars shone like diamonds in the sky.  The good thing about the rain is it washes all the pollution out of the sky.  Despite a bright half moon I decided to try a few shots and this was the best.

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