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Contains:  NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, The star ιOri
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NGC1999 Region

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mount:10Micron GM2000HPS II

Software:Astro Pixel ProcessorPixInsight 1.8


Accessory:ScopeDome 2M

Resolution: 3395x855

Dates:Dec. 15, 2017Dec. 18, 2017Jan. 19, 2018

B: 96x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
B: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
B: 28x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 100x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 27x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 100x120" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 36x30" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 28x600" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 24.6 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~26

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 9.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.05% job: 1902368

RA center: 84.124 degrees

DEC center: -5.929 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.223 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.890 degrees

Field radius: 1.081 degrees

Locations: Knight Observatory,Quinta Castelo Novo, Serra de Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard


This crop shifts the focus from the great Orion Nebula to the NGC1999 region with all the Herbig Haro Objects and strange waterfall nebula (HH222). The HH objects next to NGC1999 are HH1 and HH2.

488 subs collected on: 11,12,13,15,16,17,18 & 19 dec 2017 and 14,15,17,18& 19 jan 2018.

3 stacks made with APP and HDRCombined in PI.



Kees Scherer
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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NGC1999 Region, 


            Kees Scherer

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