NGC 1977

NGC-1977-LRGB-2845c7c


Dan Crowson

Animas, New Mexico

Imaged over five nights in October, 2016 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/30528413036/sizes/l

NGC 1977 (NGC 1973, 1975 and 1977, Sharpless 279 and The Running Man Nebula) is a large reflection nebula approximately 1,500 light-years away in Orion.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

2016-10-25T00:00:00

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