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M78

Messier 78, in LRGB.

 

Comprising 15 shots of 10 mins each Luminance, 5 Red, 3 Green and 6 blue (all 10 mins each as well).

 

Taken with the ASI1600 mono-cooled camera at -20c, 75 gain, using the Takahashi E-130D astrograph and Software Bisque MyT astronomical mount.

 

Taken from Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

 

The red band in the lower right is part of Barnard's Loop, that surrounds the Orion region.

 

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Taken on February 16, 2017