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Contains:  41 the01 Ori, 42 c Ori, 43 the02 Ori, 44 iot Ori, 45 Ori, De Mairan's nebula, Great Nebula in Orion, Hatysa, M 42, M 43, M43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC1973, NGC1975, NGC1977, NGC1980, NGC1981, Sh2-279, Sh2-281, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri, VdB44
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M42, 43 and NGC 1977, 


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M42, 43 and NGC 1977

Technical card

Dates:Jan. 29, 2017

Frames: 35x180" ISO400

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~17

Avg. Moon age: 1.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.40%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 13.00 job: 3160048

RA center: 5h 34' 57"

DEC center: -5° 18' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.615 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.762 degrees

Field radius: 1.300 degrees

Resolution: 2817x2214

Locations: Backyard, Brookeville, Maryland, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Orion Nebula (M42/43) and the "Running Man Nebula," NGC 1977. I shot this two years ago but wasn't satisfied with the post processing at the time and so set it aside. The histogram still looks a bit odd, but I think the image is decent enough to include in my gallery.



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M42, 43 and NGC 1977,