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Contains:  NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064, The star 56Ori
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M78

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Lacerta ED 72/432

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 7Da

Mount:HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera:Lacerta M-Gen II

Focal reducer:Skywatcher 0,85x Flattener

Software:Adobe Photoshop CCPixInsight Core 1.8

Resolution: 2000x1343

Dates:Dec. 3, 2016

Frames: 17x1200" ISO400

Integration: 5.7 hours

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~130

Avg. Moon age: 3.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.16%

Astrometry.net job: 1360852

RA center: 87.049 degrees

DEC center: 0.630 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.932 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.661 degrees

Field radius: 1.985 degrees

Description

Preliminary result of one of my favourites.
I have to double the total exposure time with longer subs for a smoother background and to enhance the weaker parts of the nebula.

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Santa_Claus
Claus Steindl
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