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Contains:  NGC 2024, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1981, The star ψ2Ori, The star 29Ori, The star σOri, The star ηOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Saiph (κOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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Orion Wide Field, Enhanced!, 


            Marco van der Kooij
Orion Wide Field, Enhanced!

Orion Wide Field, Enhanced!

Technical card

Resolution: 4135x2785

Dates:Nov. 9, 2015

Frames: 21x120"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.60% job: 844449

RA center: 85.382 degrees

DEC center: -2.494 degrees

Pixel scale: 13.305 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.044 degrees

Field radius: 9.215 degrees

Locations: Papineau-Labelle Provincial Park, Notre Dame du Laus, Quebec, Canada


I re-processed the data using better methods for preserving star colour and enhancing dark structures. The image is almost too large for display. Comments are appreciated.



Marco van der Kooij
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Orion Wide Field, Enhanced!, 


            Marco van der Kooij