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Contains:  M 43, NGC 1982, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, M 42, Great Nebula in Orion, NGC 1976, NGC 1975, NGC 1981, NGC 1973, The star 45Ori, The star ιOri, The star θ2Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star 42Ori
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Orion/Running Man Panoramic, 


            John Michael Bell...
Orion/Running Man Panoramic

Technical card

Resolution: 9982x3145

Dates:Sept. 1, 2019Sept. 21, 2019

Optolong 2" L pro: 50x150" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong 2" L pro: 41x150" (gain: 115.00) -10C bin 1x1
Optolong 2" L pro: 55x30" (gain: 40.00) -18C bin 1x1
Optolong 2" L pro: 30x30" (gain: 65.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 11.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.50 job: 2939779

RA center: 5h 35' 10"

DEC center: -5° 10' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.652 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.761 degrees

Field radius: 0.948

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


Hi all,
Just a panoramic composite of two recent images. I actually created this image for a PowerPoint presentation I did for school. It came out pretty good so I thought I would share it with all of you.



John Michael Bell...
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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Orion/Running Man Panoramic, 


            John Michael Bell...