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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion's Dagger Mosaic, 


            Kevin Morefield
Orion's Dagger Mosaic

Orion's Dagger Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Imaging camera:SBIG STX 16803

Mount:Paramount ME II

Filter:Baader 50mm H7,O8,S8 and LRGB

Resolution: 7287x4052

Dates:Dec. 1, 2016

Frames: 102x600"

Integration: 17.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.57% job: 1352969

RA center: 83.816 degrees

DEC center: -5.237 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.724 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.880 degrees

Field radius: 0.839 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories


A two panel Mosaic of M42, M43 and NGC 1977. 8.5 hours integration time on both the left and rigth sides. The right was all RGB with a synthetic luminance while the left used actual luminance sub-exposures. 10 minute subs, all 1x1 unguided.



Kevin Morefield
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion's Dagger Mosaic, 


            Kevin Morefield