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Contains:  42 c Ori, 45 Ori, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1977, NGC1973, NGC1975, NGC1977, Sh2-279, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, the Running Man Nebula
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NGC 1977 with Samuel, 


            Salvatore Iovene
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NGC 1977 with Samuel

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC8

Imaging camera:Moravian Instruments G2-1600

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:GSO RC8

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Focal reducer:CCDT67

Software:GIMPCCDCommanderPixInsightSoftware Bisque TheSky6


Accessories:Baader SteelTrack FocuserTeleskop-Service TS OAG 27

Dates:Nov. 13, 2013Nov. 15, 2013

G: 54x300" -20C bin 2x2
L: 8x900" bin 1x1
R: 17x300" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 7.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.08% job: 3363287

RA center: 5h 35' 16"

DEC center: -4° 48' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.165 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -31.149 degrees

Field radius: 0.326 degrees

Resolution: 1679x1119

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain


This image was acquired in conjunction with Samuel Díaz. He acquired the luminance data with his GSO RC10, Atik 4000 and Paramount MX, while I acquired the color data as detailed in the technical card.



Salvatore Iovene
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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NGC 1977 with Samuel, 


            Salvatore Iovene