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M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279), 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279)
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M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279)

M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279), 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279)
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M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Black Diamond ED80

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 Full Spectrum Modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: StarField 60mm Guidescope 215mm FL

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 290 Mono

Focal reducers: TeleVue TE-TRF-2008

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC 2018  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic 2018

Filters: ASTRO HUTECH HEUIB-II

Accessory: Celestron Red Dot Finder


Dates:Oct. 17, 2018

Frames: 51x360" (5h 6')

Integration: 5h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 8.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3623428

RA center: 05h35m07s

DEC center: -05°1503

Pixel scale: 4.717 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.447 degrees

Field radius: 1.613 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1367

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

I need to take some much shorter subs to integrate into the Triangulum. Even at 1 minute, my core subs blew out this region. Hopefully I can complete this on the next night out...should we ever get another clear one!!

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    M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279), 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
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    M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279), 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
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Description: Re-processed to bring out more colour in the interstellar dust and the hydrogen-alpha in M42; and slightly cropped from the original post.

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M42 The Great Nebula in Orion; M43; and  The Running Man Nebula (Sh2-279), 



    
        

            Doug Griffith