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Contains:  NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 430, NGC 1999, M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star 49Ori, The star υOri, The star 42Ori, The star σOri, The star ιOri, The star Saiph (κOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)
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Orion southern part, 


            Adrie Suijkerbuijk
Orion southern part

Orion southern part

Technical card

Resolution: 1062x1600 job: 2632084

RA center: 85.107 degrees

DEC center: -6.636 degrees

Pixel scale: 21.522 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.843 degrees

Field radius: 5.740 degrees

Data source: Traveller


Picture taken March 2, 2019. 135 mm f/2 Canon L lens, aperture f/3. Cooled Canon 40D, modified, 800 ISO. 27 exposures of 300 seconds combined. SQM 21.4 Puimichel, southern France. Strong mistral (storm from the north), not suited for long focal lengths, since stars become large blops.



Adrie Suijkerbuijk
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Orion southern part, 


            Adrie Suijkerbuijk