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Contains:  NGC 1977, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star 42Ori
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NGC 1977 "Running Man", 


            Doug Azwell
NGC 1977 "Running Man"

NGC 1977 "Running Man"

Technical card

Resolution: 1496x998

Dates:Dec. 24, 2011

Frames: 120x60"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.08% job: 2671401

RA center: 83.892 degrees

DEC center: -4.810 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.802 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.188 degrees

Field radius: 0.200 degrees

Locations: Arrow Heights Observatory, Maryland Heights, Missouri, United States

Data source: Backyard


NGC 1977, also known as "Running Man" taken with my old Meade LX200 10" SCT on original mount back in 2011. This shot was on a night which had ok seeing and transparency. This past winter (2018-2019) had slim pickings for nights like this, and spring 2019 isn't shaping up much better as yet.



Doug Azwell
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NGC 1977 "Running Man", 


            Doug Azwell