M42 Orion Nebula Space Walk Among the Stars

Charts to accompany the MP3 guide.


Chart 1: Finding the general area in the sky

M42 Chart 1

Chart adapted from Cartes du Ciel.



Image below: North is to the left, West is up. You will not see this much nebulosity, detail, or color in your telescope, but it should give you an idea of what is what. The image is approximately 1-1/2 degrees wide.


M42 with labels

(NASA-JPL/NOAO/AURA/NSF)




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