The Great Nebula in Orion

Made:
1883 in Ealing
photographer:
Andrew Anslie Common

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One of eleven photographs, taken by Andrew Ainslie Common of the Orion Nebula (M42) using a 36-inch reflecting telescope with a silver-on-glass mirror in the garden at his home in Ealing, London. Taken with an exposure of 60 minutes on February 4th 1883.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1885-96/8
Measurements:
overall (mount): 545 x 755 x 1.5 mm
type:
nebulae
credit:
Normal School of Science (Astronomical Laboratory)