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Contains:  The star 63Ori, The star Betelgeuse (αOri), The star 134Tau, The star 52Ori, The star φ2Ori, The star Meissa (λOri), The star φ1Ori, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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Nebulosity around Beteigeuze, 


            Björn Hoffmann
Nebulosity around Beteigeuze

Nebulosity around Beteigeuze

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1337

Dates:Feb. 13, 2018

Frames: 21x60" ISO800

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 4.20

Temperature: -3.00 job: 1928206

RA center: 86.817 degrees

DEC center: 8.085 degrees

Pixel scale: 18.665 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 311.392 degrees

Field radius: 6.236 degrees


This was just a quick test to see how much of the U-shaped nebula around Beteigeute I am able to make visible. Many more nebulae popped up! So maybe I spend some more time here the next night. :)



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Nebulosity around Beteigeuze, 


            Björn Hoffmann