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Contains:  IC 426, IC426
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IC 426 in Orion, 


            Albert van Duin
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IC 426 in Orion

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 23, 2019

Frames: 15x600" bin 0x0

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.07% job: 2541098

RA center: 5h 36' 29"

DEC center: -0° 17' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.615 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.098 degrees

Field radius: 0.354 degrees

Resolution: 3312x2499

Locations: Edgar Getreuer Observatory, Burlage, Germany

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


This object is located straight above the middle star in Orion's belt, Alnilam.
5 x 600s L, 4 x 600s B, and 3 x 600s each R and G. Acquired during 3 nights in January and February 2019. I'm not so happy about the star shapes in this image though...



Albert van Duin
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IC 426 in Orion, 


            Albert van Duin