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Contains:  NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064
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M 78 in Orion

Technical card

Resolution: 3025x1973

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x600" -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 23x600" -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 31x900" -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x600" -35C bin 1x1

Integration: 19.1 hours job: 1936453

RA center: 86.683 degrees

DEC center: 0.138 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.746 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.339 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


SBIG STXL 6303 camera/ FW8G/ AO-X and AT 16RCT telescope with AP 27 TVPH reducer. Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB filter set. AP 1200 mount.
Exposure times are 31 X 15 min Lum, 24 X 10 min Red, 23 X 10 min Green, and 21 X 10 min Blue. Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -35 deg.
Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated and combined in CCD Stack2. Processed with PixInsight 1.8.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL



Steve Cooper


Sky plot

Sky plot


M 78 in Orion, 


            Steve Cooper