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Contains:  NGC 2112, NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064, The star 56Ori
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LDN1622 and M78 Mosaic, 





    
        

            Ron Crouch
LDN1622 and M78 Mosaic

LDN1622 and M78 Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB APO 80mm TMB 80

Imaging camera:QSI 583wgs8

Mount:AstroPhysics Mach1 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:TMB APO 80mm TMB 80

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Focal reducer:TV Reducer/flattener TV

Resolution: 4611x3247

Dates:Jan. 11, 2016

Frames: 16x600"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.47%

Astrometry.net job: 1862378

RA center: 87.740 degrees

DEC center: 1.134 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.934 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.520 degrees

Field radius: 2.298 degrees

Data source: Traveller

Description

A couple of winters back I traveled to the Casitas Guest houses in SW New Mexico in the USA for dark skies. This is only 3x600 sec for R,G, & B and about 7x600 sec Luminance for each frame of the 2x1 mosaic. The seam is pretty obvious but at least the key objects can be seen in context. wow dark skies do matter.

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nmrdude
Ron Crouch
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LDN1622 and M78 Mosaic, 





    
        

            Ron Crouch