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



    
        

            Eric Walden
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            Eric Walden
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Messier 78

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Dec. 20, 2017Dec. 23, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 120x30" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h

Darks: 100

Avg. Moon age: 3.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.54%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1868422

RA center: 05h46m47s.8

DEC center: +00°0451

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.381 degrees

Field radius: 0.590 degrees


Resolution: 4646x3486

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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Messier 78, 



    
        

            Eric Walden