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Orion Nebula (M42/M43) and the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1977), 



    
        

            Scott Davis
Orion Nebula (M42/M43) and the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1977)
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Orion Nebula (M42/M43) and the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1977)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 300mm f/4 L IS USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Mounts: Celestron CGEM Hypertuned

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  BinaryRivers BackyardEOS  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Scott Davis AAPPS

Filters: One-Shot Color


Dates:Nov. 30, 2013

Frames:
One-Shot Color: 40x180" (2h) ISO800
One-Shot Color: 60x30" (30') ISO800
One-Shot Color: 80x5" (6' 40") ISO800

Integration: 2h 36' 40"

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~40

Flat darks: ~40

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 26.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 385593

RA center: 5h 35' 21"

DEC center: -5° 28' 44"

Pixel scale: 5.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.129 degrees

Field radius: 2.579 degrees


Resolution: 620x400

Locations: Eastman Lake Recreation Area, Raymond, CA, United States

Description

Quite possible one of the most gorgeous areas of the night sky.

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Orion Nebula (M42/M43) and the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1977), 



    
        

            Scott Davis