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Date/Location March 1, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-4000XCM CCD camera -20°C
Telescope William Optics 132 mm f/7 apochromatic refractor with a Televue 0.8x FF/FR to yield f/5.6
Mount Paramount MyT
Exposure 90 min (6 x 10 min + 6 x 5 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Magnitude 3.7; Constellation Orion; 90 x 60 arc minutes in size. Several airplanes passed in front of nebula during exposures!
M42 The Orion Nebula
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