M42

 


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Emission-line Image


Object Data

Object type: Emission Nebula
Size: 85 x 60 arc min
Magnitude: 4.0
Constellation: Orion
Distance: 1400 light-years
   
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Exposure Data

Date: 12/3 - 12/4/20
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ106N (fl = 530; f/5)
Camera: QSI 683 wsg-8 with 6nm narrowband Astronomik filters
Mount: Losmandy G-11 Gemini 1
Exposure time: Ha 15 x 10 min / OIII 9 x 10 min / SII 9 x 10 min
Exposure time total: 5.5 hrs
Notes: Color mapped using Hubble Palette

 

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