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A work in progress M78, 



    
        

            Edoardo Luca Radi...
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A work in progress M78

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110 Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-2000XM

Guiding cameras: 10Micron HPS System

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Field Flattener Type III

Filters: Astrodon L CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon R CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon G CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon B CCD 1.25"


Dates:Oct. 29, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon B CCD 1.25": 6x300" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon G CCD 1.25": 6x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon L CCD 1.25": 13x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon R CCD 1.25": 7x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.36%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 3247135

RA center: 5h 46' 47"

DEC center: +0° 5' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.405 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.652 degrees

Field radius: 0.647 degrees


Resolution: 1569x1136

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy

Description

This image of M78 was intended as a end-of-night fast shot the same night of this image

with the idea to complete it in the following month.

Unfortunately the weather wasn't good, a now, almost forun month ahead, the Orion season is rapidly fading.

I will continue it the next year, but in the meawhile I've processed the few frames captured.

The image was VERY noisy (particularly the chrominance).

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A work in progress M78, 



    
        

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