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Contains:  M 78, NGC 2064, NGC 2067, NGC 2068, NGC 2071
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Messier 78 - Rework 2016, 


            Oliver Czernetz
Messier 78 - Rework 2016
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Messier 78 - Rework 2016

Technical card

Basic astrometry details job: 946309

RA center: 5h 46' 30"

DEC center: +0° 6' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.986 degrees

Field radius: 0.724 degrees

Resolution: 1669x1332


Messier 78 - Rework 2016

Messier 78 (also known as M 78 or NGC 2068) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion.
M 78 belongs to the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex and is about 1,600 light years distant from Earth.

Siding Spring - Australia
2x600s RGB
Takahashi SKY90 f/5.6
Canon 1100D

WISE 3.4, 4.6, 12, 22

Image Assembly and Processing: Oliver Czernetz
Software: Deep Sky Stacker, Fits Liberator, Registar, Photoshop CS5E

Hope you like & enjoy, and as always: Feedback highly appreciated. Thanks for looking!

This publication makes use of data products from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, which is a joint project of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.



Oliver Czernetz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Messier 78 - Rework 2016, 


            Oliver Czernetz