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Location of Photo:

Pescul ( Selva di Cadore ) - ITALY

Date/Time of photo:

31th October 2017


Telescope: AIRY APO 130T f/6.6 Mount: NEQ6-Pro Camera : QHY168C -- GAIN:10 ; OFFSET:9 -- -20°C Filter: Optolong 2” L-Pro Filter Frames: RGGB 30 x 240s — 5 x 30s Total Integration: 2 Hours Software: SGP – PHD2 – PixInsight – CS6 Location: Pescul ( Selva di Cadore ) 1415 meter above sea level – ITALY Environment Temperature: -8°C ( 17,6 F ) Relative Humidity: 65% Date: October 31th 2017


I've always been fascinated by M42 from an early age, since the first time my father showed me at the telescope. For this reason I wanted to photograph it!




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January 19, 2018 at 5:37 pm

That’s a great image really nicely done. Congratulations Francesco.

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January 25, 2018 at 7:15 pm

Thank you so much, Aleix!!! I am very happy you like and appreciate it! Thanks again.

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