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Contains:  M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, NGC 1999, NGC 1990, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star 31Ori, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ιOri, The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Alnilam (εOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)

Image of the day 01/23/2013

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            Chuck Manges
    Orion's Nebulas

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1512x1568

    Dates:Jan. 21, 2013

    Frames:Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm: 36x1200" -30C bin 1x1

    Integration: 12.0 hours

    Darks: ~3

    Avg. Moon age: 9.62 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 72.87%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Astrometry.net job: 87604

    RA center: 85.085 degrees

    DEC center: -2.970 degrees

    Pixel scale: 15.031 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 159.233 degrees

    Field radius: 4.547 degrees

    Description

    This is a 12 frame Ha mosaic with M42 and the Horsehead images blended in. The background mosaic's stars colors need redone with RGB frames.
    I have more details on my blog in 4 parts,as this was and still is a work in progress.
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