Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1980  ·  NGC 1999  ·  The star ιOri
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NGC 1999 (Wide Field), 



    
        

            Randal Healey
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NGC 1999 (Wide Field)

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NGC 1999 (Wide Field), 



    
        

            Randal Healey
NGC 1999 (Wide Field)
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NGC 1999 (Wide Field)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm Triplet APO CF

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300M

Mounts: Celestron CGEM-DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD 2.5  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  PhotoShop CS6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro SGP

Filters: Astrodon BLUE 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon RED 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon GREEN 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon Olll 36mm - 3nm

Accessory: Explore Scientific 2" Field Flattener  ·  Home Observatory (Self Designed)  ·  Orion Starshoot Autoguider  ·  MoonLite Crayford 2.5" Moonlight Motor Focuser


Dates:March 30, 2019March 31, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 22x600" (3h 40') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Olll 36mm - 3nm: 17x600" (2h 50') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 30'

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 24.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.51%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2625927

RA center: 5h 36' 16"

DEC center: -6° 19' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.578 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.199 degrees

Field radius: 0.915 degrees


Resolution: 3328x2518

Locations: Healey "Utahopia" Observatory, Kaysville, Utah, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

Located in the constellation Orion, this image shows a portion of Orion's giant molecular clouds. At the bottom center of the image is reflection nebula NGC1999, which contains the young star V380 Orionis. A small, very dark triangle shaped patch of dusty material is seen in silhouette against the reflection nebula. NGC1999 lies at the center of a network of nebulous filaments which flow outward. The area consists of several powerful jets of gas which are often the first visible manifestations of the birth of young stars. These jets punch holes through the opaque clouds in which the star is formed, holes through which the light of the new-born stars can escape to produce what are known as reflection nebulae. I hope you enjoy this image.

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