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

Image of the day 03/12/2015

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    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter, 





    
        

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

    Clouds of Orion, Galactic Hunter

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    Resolution: 2048x1337

    Astrometry.net job: 566922

    RA center: 82.185 degrees

    DEC center: 0.147 degrees

    Pixel scale: 60.199 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.537 degrees

    Field radius: 20.453 degrees

    Description

    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).

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





    
        

            Rogelio Bernal An...