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Contains:  M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 430, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, IC 423, The star θ2Ori, The star 49Ori, The star υOri, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)

Image of the day 11/04/2014

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    Orion Wide - DSS, 


            Roberto Colombari
    Orion Wide - DSS

    Orion Wide - DSS

    Technical card

    Resolution: 4000x2458 job: 402762

    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


    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.)




    Roberto Colombari
    License: None (All rights reserved)


    • Final
      Orion Wide - DSS, 


            Roberto Colombari
      Orion Wide - DSS, 


            Roberto Colombari

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Orion Wide - DSS, 


            Roberto Colombari

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