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RA center: 84.852 degrees

DEC center: -3.576 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.666 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.950 degrees

Field radius: 4.346 degrees

Description

Orion Wide
This composite image has been created using more than 40 1-square-degree panels in the R band from DSS POSS-II as luminance.

Assembling of the DSS PLOSS II panels: R. Colombari
Processing: R.Colombari R. Gendler F.Pelliccia

(The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.)

RGB: http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/ODFNM.html

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Roberto Colombari
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