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Contains:  NGC 1977, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star 42Ori
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NGC 1977 The Running Man Nebula, 


            sky-watcher (johny)
NGC 1977 The Running Man Nebula

NGC 1977 The Running Man Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2409x1812

Dates:Jan. 3, 2019

Frames: 12x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -2.00 job: 2447910

RA center: 83.855 degrees

DEC center: -4.780 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.845 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.520 degrees

Field radius: 0.773 degrees

Locations: Western Hungary, Páli, Hungary

Data source: Backyard


NGC 1977 running man nebula, imaged under mediocre sky conditions. Left to the middle of the image there are 5 - 6 weak vertical stripes, this should be some strange reflection, maybe from the street light. The stripes are to seen in every of the 12 frames in the same place.



sky-watcher (johny)
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NGC 1977 The Running Man Nebula, 


            sky-watcher (johny)