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(IAAC) Obj: M42 - Inst: 3.5" Reflector 700mm bushnell.



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Observation Poster: Mark Wilson <mwilson@strato.net>
Observer: Mark Wilson
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 09/08/2001 0550 EDT 
Location of site: Southwest Florida (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 3.5" Reflector 700mm bushnell.
Magnification: 7 x 5052x
Filter(s): LPR, red, blue, yellow, green
Object(s): M42
Category: Other.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag 3.7  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Wow.  What else is there to say about this nebula!!!??  ;-)  I can just sit here and stare at that all night long :)
 4 very distint bright spots arranged like a diamond surrounded by the gas and dust with what appears to be 3 trailing stars.  There is soooo much to see with this DSO!!!!!
Clear Skies!
Mark
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