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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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The Great Nebula in Orion, 


            Jay Kilby
The Great Nebula in Orion
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The Great Nebula in Orion

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 7, 2018

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.03%

Basic astrometry details job: 2359272

RA center: 5h 34' 51"

DEC center: -5° 23' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.350 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.267 degrees

Field radius: 0.808 degrees

Resolution: 3434x2604

Data source: Traveller


LRGB photo taken near flagstaff AZ two nights ago. Gain was set to zero and offset to 8. I only took six 30-second frames, six 60-second frames, and one 120-second frame for each filter . . . 44 minutes total exposure time. Amazing what working from 7000 thousand feet at a dark site can do.



Jay Kilby
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The Great Nebula in Orion, 


            Jay Kilby