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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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M42 and Running Man, 


            Marco Rapino
M42 and Running Man

M42 and Running Man

Technical card

Resolution: 3726x3285

Dates:Dec. 25, 2019Dec. 26, 2019

Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D2: 24x600" ISO400
Optolong L-eNhance 2": 15x600" ISO400

Integration: 6.5 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 14.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 3146218

RA center: 5h 35' 11"

DEC center: -5° 22' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.704 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.062 degrees

Field radius: 1.175

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard


This image was taken combining LRGB data acquired using the IDAS D2 filter with the narrowband data using the Optolong L-Enhance Pro.
Several exposure times have been used for both in order to get a nice HDR result, 20-180-300s subs



Marco Rapino
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M42 and Running Man, 


            Marco Rapino