Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1977  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori  ·  the Running Man Nebula

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    Running Man Nebula, 



    
        

            Morris Yoder
    Running Man Nebula
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: OPT/TPO 10" Imaging Newtonian

    Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY168C

    Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

    Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

    Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Deep sky stacker  ·  Astro Photography Tool - APT  ·  Photoshop CS6

    Filters: Baader neodymium 2" UV/IR Cut

    Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  TeleVue Paracorr2


    Dates:Jan. 16, 2021

    Frames: 60x240" (gain: 10.00) -20C

    Integration: 4.0 hours

    Darks: ~40

    Flats: ~40

    Bias: ~40

    Avg. Moon age: 3.36 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 12.24%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 4254325

    RA center: 5h 35' 17"

    DEC center: -4° 49' 30"

    Pixel scale: 0.854 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.832 degrees

    Field radius: 0.701 degrees


    Resolution: 4928x3267

    Locations: Celestial Window Observatory, Montezuma, GA, United States

    Data source: Backyard

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