Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  M 78  ·  NGC 2064  ·  NGC 2067  ·  NGC 2068  ·  NGC 2071
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NGC 2068 in Orion, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
NGC 2068 in Orion
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NGC 2068 in Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CFF 185

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI-6200 MC

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm ShortTube 80x400

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: SGP  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding 2

Accessory: Optec Pyxis rotator 3"  ·  CFF Flattener


Dates:Jan. 18, 2021

Frames: 104x600"

Integration: 17.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.97%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4180422

RA center: 5h 46' 46"

DEC center: +0° 4' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.172 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 297.266 degrees

Field radius: 0.756 degrees


Resolution: 3049x3504

Locations: Eye in the Sky, Raspay, Spain

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Eye In The Sky

Description

M78. 18 jan 2021 - The brightest diffuse reflection nebula of a group of nebulae belonging to the Orion B molecular cloud complex and is about 1,350 light-years distant from Earth. Telescope: CFF-185 & ZWO ASI 6200 OSC camera. 104 x 600 Sec. = 17.3 hours. “Eye in the Sky Telescope Hosting” Spain. (c) Andre van Zegveld, 2021

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Description: M78. 18 jan 2021 - The brightest diffuse reflection nebula of a group of nebulae belonging to the Orion B molecular cloud complex and is about 1,350 light-years distant from Earth. Telescope: CFF-185 & ZWO ASI 6200 OSC camera. 104 x 600 Sec. = 17.3 hours. ?“Eye in the Sky Telescope Hosting” Spain. (c) Andre van Zegveld, 2021

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NGC 2068 in Orion, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld