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(IAAC) Obj: M42 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/10/98 11:00 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M42
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
The sky was unusually clear tonight and I started my session by visiting this 
object. It seemed to be much more extensive than the last time I observed this
and much detail was visible - especially the dark portions.
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