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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, M 42, M 43, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 1990, NGC 2024, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Bellatrix (γOri), The star Betelgeuse (αOri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Rigel (βOri), The star Saiph (κOri), The star ηOri, The star ιOri, The star τOri
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Orion Constellation with Barnard's Loop, 



    
        

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Orion Constellation with Barnard's Loop
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Orion Constellation with Barnard's Loop

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Dates:Jan. 29, 2020

Frames:Optlong L-Enhance Dual-Bandpass Narrowband: 60x60" (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 4.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3229095

RA center: 5h 36' 39"

DEC center: -1° 22' 51"

Pixel scale: 33.903 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.777 degrees

Field radius: 12.316 degrees


Resolution: 1990x1337

Locations: La Palma, San Jose, La Palma, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

Orion Constellation with Barnard's Loop taken from the island of La Gomera in the canary Islands.
I shot this from the grounds of a well lit hotel, but managed o find a shaded garden. The sky was so dark it didn't seem to affect the image. Note how dim Betelgeuse seems!

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Orion Constellation with Barnard's Loop, 



    
        

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