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Image of the Week, April 22, 2019

Messier 78, by Henrique Silva

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Description

Messier 78, also known as NGC 2068, is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion and is about 1,350 light-years distant from Earth.

Setup:
Telescope: TS Super APO 80/500
Mount: SW EQ6-r guided ASI120MM
Camera: QHY163M
Filters: Baader neodymium / Optolong RGB

Frames: bin 1×1 | G50/Off25 | -15ºC
L: 120x120s
R: 25x90s
G: 25x90s
B: 25x90s
Total exposure: ~350min

Acquisition: APT
Processing: PixInsight Core + Photoshop
02/02/2019 Branca – Portugal
03/02/2019 Sabugo – Portugal

About the photographer

Henrique Silva
Location: Portugal

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