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At Rigel

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ Fluorite

Imaging camera:FLI PL16803

Mount:Paramount ME

Software:MaximDL 5

Filter:Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Resolution: 3500x2184

Dates:March 7, 2019

Frames: 64x1800"

Integration: 32.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.64% job: 2572948

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


At Rigel. Deep hydrogen alpha study of the molecular cloud near the blue giant star Rigel. This starless image reveals a rolling ocean of gas, dust, hot globules, and shock fronts, at the southern foot of the Orion constellation. Eight tiles make up this wide mosaic panorama of objects seldom seen.



John Gleason
License: None (All rights reserved)


At Rigel, 


            John Gleason