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Running Man NGC 1977

Fort Griffin, TX

This is my first light image with the AT8RC telescope.

Running Man - 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 Catalog 279.

Astro-Tech AT8RC Carbon Fiber Ritchey-Chretien
ZWO ASI294MC Pro CMOS One Shot Color Camera
Baader Vario Finder mounted as Guidescope
ZWO ASI178MM Guide Camara
Astro Physics 900 GTO mount

57 exposures 3.5 minutes (120 gain/20 offset) each
Ha taken from Plano, TX - 11 exposures 10 minutes (180 gain/30 offset) each

Guided with PHD-2
Captured Pre-processed and Stacked in Nebulosity 4
Post Processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop full exif

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