Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1973  ·  NGC 1975  ·  NGC 1977  ·  NGC 1981  ·  The star 42Ori  ·  The star 45Ori
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NGC1973

Technical card

Software: Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3


Dates:Feb. 7, 2014

Frames: 9x300" (45')

Integration: 45'

Avg. Moon age: 8.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 177855

RA center: 5h 35' 6"

DEC center: -4° 44' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.008 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.500 degrees

Field radius: 0.585 degrees


Resolution: 620x821

Description

Here's a 45 minute exposure of NGC1973 (9x300 seconds). Once I can get my total for this nebula up to the same for the Orion, I'll do a composite with both once again.

Telescope info: http://www.itelescope.net/telescope-t3/

CCD: SBIG ST-8300C One Shot Color CCD

OTA: Takahashi TOA-150

Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor

Aperture: 150mm

Focal Length: 1095mm

F/Ratio: f7.3

Mount: Paramount GTS

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