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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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The Great Orion´ s Sword Nebula, 


            Oscar Meca
The Great Orion´ s Sword Nebula

The Great Orion´ s Sword Nebula

Technical card

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000D Baader BCF

Guiding telescope or lens:Meade etx70

Guiding camera:QHY5LII Mono

Focal reducer:TeleVue TRF-2008 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software:Pisinsight 1.8DSS 3.34

Filter:Astronomik CLS CCD Clip

Resolution: 3759x2364

Dates:Dec. 26, 2016Dec. 28, 2016Dec. 29, 2016Jan. 30, 2017

250x30" ISO400 10C
100x90" ISO400 12C
68x300" ISO400 8C
40x600" ISO400 8C

Integration: 16.9 hours

Darks: ~56

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 14.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 1465636

RA center: 83.757 degrees

DEC center: -5.427 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.081 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.317 degrees

Field radius: 1.900 degrees

Locations: Son Univers Observatory 1.0 (Home´s rooftop), Consell, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain


...and the Great Running man in Orion.



Oscar Meca
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The Great Orion´ s Sword Nebula, 


            Oscar Meca