Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  M 78  ·  NGC 2064  ·  NGC 2067  ·  NGC 2068  ·  NGC 2071
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M78 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
M78 in LRGB
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M78 in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Imaging cameras: QHY22

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Filters: Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG  ·  Xagyl Filter USB Wheel Xagyl FW8125  ·  usbFocus Stepper Motor and Controller


Frames:
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B: 12x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G: 12x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L: 50x240" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R: 12x300" -25C

Integration: 6.3 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1470874

RA center: 5h 46' 30"

DEC center: +0° 6' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.093 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.289 degrees

Field radius: 0.505 degrees


Resolution: 2608x2068

Locations: Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M78 in LRGB. Took a lot of L frames for this image and tried to bring out some of the detail in the nebula.

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M78 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski