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Messier 42 - Orion Nebula


Messier 42 - Orion Nebula

Another night imaging Orion. This one with my new scope, AT72EDii.

Date: Feb. 22, 2020 from Ellicott City, MD
Frames: 59x60s (guided), ISO800, darks, flats, bias
Total time: 59 mins.
Bortle Dark-Sky scale: 6
Temperature: +2C
Imaging camera: Canon T2i (unmodded)
Telescope: Astro-Tech AT72EDii, 72mm/432mm, f/6, William Optics FLAT73A 1:1 Flattener
Guide Telescope: William Optics 50mm/200mm f/4
Guide Camea: ZWO ASI120mm-S
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Software: Backyard EOS, DSS, GIMP



    Both this and your other M42 from 2/2/20 show a lot of detail in the nebular.  Nice job!




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