M42 - The Great Nebula in Orion

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M 42 - Bright Nebula - North is Up
Date: Sep 21, 2007 Time: 03:30 CST Location: Haltom City Tx
Instrument: 106mm F/5 Takahashi FSQ106N Mount: AP1200GTO Guiding: Internal Guider
Extra Hardware: None Seeing: Good Transparency: Fair
Camera: SBIG STL11K Filter Wheel: Internal Filter: AstroDon 6nm LRGB
Exposure: 1 x 300 Seconds LRGB Camera Control: MaximDL 4.11 Processing: MaximDL,Sigma-Reject, PSCS
Image Center: RA 05h 35m 40s, Dec -05d 22m 50s, Pos Angle -88d 40'
Effective Focal Length 506 mm ~ 3.5" per Pixel
Notes: Calm. Temp ~60 Degrees F. Guiding was ~ 1 arc second