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Contains:  NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064
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M78 / NGC2068 in RGB, 





    
        

            Simon Todd
M78 / NGC2068 in RGB

M78 / NGC2068 in RGB

Technical card

Resolution: 5487x3620

Dates:Jan. 1, 2019Jan. 2, 2019Jan. 8, 2019Jan. 9, 2019Jan. 27, 2019Jan. 28, 2019Jan. 30, 2019Feb. 10, 2019Feb. 20, 2019Feb. 23, 2019Feb. 24, 2019Feb. 25, 2019

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 101x150" (gain: 11.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 101x150" (gain: 11.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 101x150" (gain: 11.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.6 hours

Darks: ~101

Flats: ~101

Flat darks: ~101

Avg. Moon age: 17.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 2594479

RA center: 86.628 degrees

DEC center: 0.041 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.642 degrees

Field radius: 0.566 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the first time I have ever imaged this object, I will re-visit next year when I will image at F2.8 with a wider field of view using a keller reducer.

Since this object is in the southern area of sky, I am limited by trees and the house on the data I can capture in a single night

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Simon Todd
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M78 / NGC2068 in RGB, 





    
        

            Simon Todd