NGC 1977 the Running Man Nebula (astronomy sky nighttime ). Photo by Astronight

NGC 1977 the Running Man Nebula

Uploaded by: Astronight

Sunday November 22, 2009

North Billerica, MA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The Running Man Nebula NGC 1977 is a large blue reflection nebula in Orion located just above the Great Nebula, M-42. The running man shape appears easily in CCD images, but is much more difficult to detect visually. In fact nebulosity around these stars is not readily visible in 6"-8" scopes. Captured over 4 nights 11-17-2009 11-18-2009 11-19-2009 11-22-2009 Scope - Celestron C8 -F6.3 1200MM Camera - Canon 350d XTI Mod CLS LightPollution Filter Mount - Celestron CGE Exposure - 76x360sec frames sec Light 30x360 sec dark 30x.30ms twilight Flat Autoguided -William Optic 80MM and Meade DSI II PHD Captured with Nebulosity Calibrated Aligned and Stacked with DSS Post Processing with photoshop cs3 noel carboni tools


Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 300.00

y-Resolution: 300.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: ACD Systems Digital Imaging

YCbCr Positioning: centered

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

SubsecTime: 94

PixelXDimension: 2822

PixelYDimension: 2080

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

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