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Date/Location December 30, 2008 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings Canon 30D 40°F
Telescope Stellarvue SV102 102 mm apochromatic refractor at f/6.3 (using a Televue 0.8x FF/FR)
Mount Parallax HD150
Exposure 40 minutes (4 x 10 min)
Processing Image 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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