The Orion Nebula

20 ноября

The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or ) is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way south[b] of Orion’s Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky. M42 is located at a distance of 1,344 ± 20 light years[3][6] and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth. The M42 nebula is estimated to be 24 light years across. It has a mass of about 2000 times the mass of the Sun. Older texts frequently refer to the Orion Nebula as theGreat Nebula in Orion or the Great Orion Nebula.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED 127 APO
Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M
Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Guiding cameras: SBIG STi-mono
Software: Pixinsight, Software Bisque The SkyX Professional
Filters: Baader Planetarium B, Baader Planetarium G, Baader Planetarium R, Ha
Accessories: Starizona MicroTouch
Resolution: 3322×2412
Frames:
Baader Planetarium B: 1×11700″ bin 1×1
Baader Planetarium G: 1×11700″ bin 1×1
Ha: 1×22800″ bin 1×1
Baader Planetarium R: 1×11400″ bin 1×1
Integration: 16.0 hours

Аutor: Shailesh Trivedi

Astrofotografía del día de SPONLI, 20.11.2014