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M42 / NGC1977 - The Orion Nebula Region



Object Orion Nebula (M42/M43); the “Running Man Nebula” (NGC1977) & Open Cluster (NGC1981); Open Cluster (NGC1980); in Orion
Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 Refractor w/0.8 focal reducer (f/5.6) on Losmandy G-11 Mount
Telescope (Guiding) Meade 90mm ETX SMT on Losmandy G-11 Mount
Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI Pro II w/ PHD Guiding
Exposure Detail Composite of images at 4, 8, 16, 30, 60, 120, 300 (18 median combined) and 600 seconds, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 3.50; final image processing using Photoshop CS3
Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
Date 11/27/08