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Contains:  NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1977, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, the Running Man Nebula

Image of the day 04/02/2020

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    The Running man, 



    
        

            Kfir Simon
    The Running man
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    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3350554

    RA center: 5h 35' 28"

    DEC center: -4° 50' 6"

    Pixel scale: 1.099 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 359.532 degrees

    Field radius: 0.446 degrees


    Resolution: 2067x2069

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    NGC 1973/5/7 is a reflection nebula 1/2 degree northeast of the Orion Nebula.
    The three NGC objects are divided by darker regions.
    It is also called The Running Man Nebula and Sharpless 279.(WIKI)

    Imaged with the 16" f8 Hypergraph
    FLI camera
    L-RGB image
    Luminance - 120 min
    RGB 30 minutes per channel

    (Total of 3.5 HRS)

    Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia

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    The Running man, 



    
        

            Kfir Simon