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Observation by Simon Dawes: M42 The Great Orion Nebula

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Simon Dawes

Observer

Simon Dawes

Observed

2021 Jan 26 - 19:26

Uploaded

2021 Jan 26 - 19:26

Objects

The Orion Nebula (M42)

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h35m
Dec: -05°24'
Position angle: +177°33'

Field size

0°58' × 0°55'

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI 1600MM Pro
  • Skywatcher MN190
  • Skywatcher EQ6 Pro
Exposure

100s integration

Location

Bexleyheath, England (Bortle 8)

Target name

M42

Title

M42 The Great Orion Nebula

About this image

Remote observing session with Dartford Grammar School Astronomy Club. We had an hour so observed, M42, M81, The Moon and Mars. We discussed the features and formation of these objects and the equipment and techniques used to capture the images.

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