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Date/Location December 26, 2014 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG STF-8300C CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope William Optics Star 71 mm f/4.9 Apochromatic Refractor
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 70 minutes (7 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 5.75, Photoshop CS5
Other M42 - Magnitude 3.7; Constellation Orion; 90 x 60 arc minutes in size. NGC 1977 - Magnitude 4.2; Constellation Orion; 40 x 25 arc minutes in size.
Orion's Sword
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