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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, Horsehead nebula, IC 2118, IC 434, M 42, NGC 1976, NGC 1990, NGC 2024, Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri), Part of the constellation Lepus (Lep), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Bellatrix (γOri), The star Betelgeuse (αOri), The star Cursa (βEri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Rigel (βOri), The star Saiph (κOri), The star ιOri, The star π3Ori, Witch Head nebula

Image of the day 03/12/2015

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    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter, 


            Rogelio Bernal An...
    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter
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    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter

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    Basic astrometry details job: 566922

    RA center: 5h 28' 44"

    DEC center: +0° 8' 49"

    Pixel scale: 60.199 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.537 degrees

    Field radius: 20.453 degrees

    Resolution: 2048x1337


    Clouds of Orion (Galactic Hunter) is the name of this 49 panes mosaic image I captured between October 2014 and February 2015 of the Orion constellation, featuring a large number of well-known objects, from the Horsehead nebula, to the Orion nebula, Barnard's loop, Witchhead nebula and many others. The image accumulates 220 hours of exposure time (1,860 total individual exposures, HaLRGB). The field of view in the image is about 32.5 x 22.2 degrees (39.5 diagonal).



    Rogelio Bernal An...
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter, 


            Rogelio Bernal An...