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Contains:  M 78, M78, NGC 2064, NGC 2067, NGC 2068, NGC 2071, NGC2064, NGC2067, NGC2071, VdB59, VdB60
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My latest version of M78, 


            Scotty Bishop
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My latest version of M78

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 11, 2018Dec. 17, 2018

Frames: 70x180" ISO1600

Integration: 3.5 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2427720

RA center: 5h 46' 49"

DEC center: +0° 7' 42"

Pixel scale: 0.621 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.374 degrees

Field radius: 0.459 degrees

Resolution: 4480x2866

Data source: Backyard


I went ahead and attempted M78 again on the night of December 17th. I got focus on, but need to go get more time with longer subs during a night when the moon isn't up. Be looking for a reprocess so I can bring more detail and more of the reds out too.



Scotty Bishop
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My latest version of M78, 


            Scotty Bishop

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