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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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M42-43 & NGC1977, 


            Gary Plummer
M42-43 & NGC1977
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M42-43 & NGC1977

Technical card

Dates:Jan. 28, 2017

Frames: 27x300"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.25%

Basic astrometry details job: 3246106

RA center: 5h 35' 0"

DEC center: -5° 18' 0"

Pixel scale: 3.514 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.042 degrees

Field radius: 1.214 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1411

Locations: West Barwon Dam, Forrest, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard


2 hours lights, Dark and Bias masters applied to lights, all processing in Pixinsight



Gary Plummer
License: None (All rights reserved)


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M42-43 & NGC1977, 


            Gary Plummer