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Contains:  NGC 2071, M 78, NGC 2068, NGC 2067, NGC 2064

Image of the day 02/13/2020

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    M78 in LRGB, 


            Bogdan Borz
    M78 in LRGB

    M78 in LRGB

    Technical card

    Resolution: 4040x3935

    Dates:Jan. 15, 2020Jan. 26, 2020

    35x300" -30C
    20x600" -30C

    Integration: 6.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 10.71 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 37.64% job: 3231175

    RA center: 5h 46' 50"

    DEC center: -0° 5' 42"

    Pixel scale: 0.952 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 90.554 degrees

    Field radius: 0.746

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: ChileScope


    Since shooting LRGB is pretty complicated from my backyard, I have realized my M78 project with the ASA 500 Newtonian from Chilescope. Took a while to complete it, it seems that clouds really do exist, even in Chile.

    Red 12x300s
    Green 11x300s
    Blue 12x300s
    Luminance 20x600s

    PS: Thank you very much for my first IOTD!



    Bogdan Borz

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    M78 in LRGB, 


            Bogdan Borz