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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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M42 and the Running Man Nebula, 





    
        

            George Simon
M42 and the Running Man Nebula

M42 and the Running Man Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1290x826

Dates:Jan. 15, 2017

Frames:
25x10" ISO800
131x40" ISO800

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 17.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: -1.00

Astrometry.net job: 1493395

RA center: 83.812 degrees

DEC center: -5.371 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.735 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -75.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.795 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Chesnee, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Stock camera.

Comments

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George Simon
License: None (All rights reserved)
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B

I increased the contrast between regions within M42, so as to enhance the sense of three-dimensionality.

C

I layered in data from 25 X 10 sec. subs so as to better resolve the Trapezium.

D

Reprocessed from scratch.

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M42 and the Running Man Nebula, 





    
        

            George Simon

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