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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 78, NGC 2064, NGC 2067, NGC 2068, NGC 2071

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    M 78, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano
    M 78
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    M 78

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED  ·  A&M Telescopes Superapo 80/600

    Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8XME

    Mounts: Synta EQ6

    Filters: Custom Scientific LRGB filter set (1.25")

    Accessory: SBIG AO8

    Dates:Nov. 6, 2010Dec. 28, 2010Dec. 29, 2010

    Blue: 5x600" bin 1x1
    Green: 5x600" bin 1x1
    Custom Scientific Luminance: 52x300" bin 1x1
    Red: 5x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 6.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 15.45 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 27.32%

    Basic astrometry details job: 199137

    RA center: 5h 46' 47"

    DEC center: +0° 4' 1"

    Pixel scale: 3.106 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -88.679 degrees

    Field radius: 0.742 degrees

    Resolution: 1463x906

    Locations: Balcone di casa, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy; Monte Pollino, San Severino Lucano, Basilicata, Italy


    Three nights on this object.
    Colours were taken from Pollino mountains, 2010/11/06, while luminance was taken from my balcony in the light dome of Potenza, in two nights, 2010/12/28 and 29.



    Lorenzo Siciliano
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    M 78, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano

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