Contains: NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064
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M78, Dusty, Murky, Reflective

Technical card

Mount: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding camera: Atik 460EX Color

Resolution: 2655x2095

Dates: Oct. 6, 2013

Frames: 12x900"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.59% job: 572234

RA center: 86.664 degrees

DEC center: 0.103 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.870 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -15.130 degrees

Field radius: 0.409 degrees


Managed to grab a few frames of M78 at a star party in 2013. Conditions were not ideal, windy, and patchy clouds, but it was better than nothing.



Tim Jardine

Sky plot

Sky plot


M78, Dusty, Murky, Reflective, 


        Tim Jardine