|Object:||The Running Man Nebula in Orion, NGC1977|
|Date:||November 11, 2003|
|Equipment:||TEC140 at F/5.5, HX916 CCD, G11 mount; ST-4 autoguider|
|Exposure:||RGB 60:60:60 minutes, all binned 1x1|
|Processing:||Flat frames, Photoshop|
seeing of 3.5" FWHM.
First attempt with AP 0.75x reducer and Astronomik RGB Type II filters. The G2V calibrated color weights used for the RGB combine were 1:1:1.
|Description:||This bright blue reflection nebula is located right next to the Great Orion Nebula. The blue color light of a few bright stars being reflected by the nebula. The red color in the picture is produced by a dim emission nebula and is generated by the glowing ionized gas.|
Copyright © 2003 Paul Kanevsky