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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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SH2-279 with NGC 1977 - The Running Man Nebula, 


            Frank Breslawski
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SH2-279 with NGC 1977 - The Running Man Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI 294MC Pro


Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI 120MM Mini with 8x50

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filters:Baader UV/IR Cut

Dates:Jan. 21, 2020

Frames:Baader UV/IR Cut: 122x120" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 26.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3523172

RA center: 5h 35' 30"

DEC center: -4° 47' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.214 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.700 degrees

Field radius: 0.467 degrees

Resolution: 1290x802

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard


This is a detail of my image of the Orion Nebula, which I have recently published. The Running Man with all its fine and interesting details is too interesting not to show it on its own. :-)



Frank Breslawski
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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SH2-279 with NGC 1977 - The Running Man Nebula, 


            Frank Breslawski