M 42 Orion Nebula

M 42 Orion Nebula

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Object: M 42 Orion Nebula Constellation Orion

Hubble Image

Distance: 1344 light years

Date(s) Taken: Dec 29, 2008 - Jan 31, 2009

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102S and Takahashi Field Flattener

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 1.92 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 24.1 hours total duration

13,32,21 Luminance - 2,5,10 Minute Images binned 1x1

27,30,13 Red - 2,5,10 Minute Images binned 1x1

12,33,15 Green - 2,5,10 Minute Images binned 1x1

35,35,13 Blue - 2,5,10 Minute Images binned 1x1

Image Utilization: 89%, 73%, 63% for 2,5,10 minute images

 

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Brook Mar Observatory

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