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The region around Messier 78 in Orion


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About this observation
Trevor Green
Time of observation
14/01/2020 - 23:00
Messier 78
Observing location
Clare, South Australia
Sky-Watcher 10 inch Newtonian scope
ZWO071 Colour Camera @ Unity Gain -10c
Baader UV/IR Cut Filter
300mins total exp time made up of 80 x 3min and 30 x 2 min subs

Trevor has featured on PotW previously and he has recently produced this new, excellent image of the region in Orion centred on Messier 78. Trevor asks me to point out that this is a work in progress, as it is still short of data and a little noisy, but nonetheless it qualifies for this slot.  Of course, it helps to have Orion high in the South Australia skies compared to its maximum altitude in the UK, but Trevor has done his usual super job.

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