NGC 1976 (M042) 85' X 60'


This is a LRGB image using Hydrogen Alpha images in place of luminances. All the images were binned 1x1 and were 60 second exposures. There 30 Hydrogen Alpha images and 11 each of Red, Green, and Blue. The images were taken with a Alta-U9 attached to an Meade LX200R 12" F/10 telescope. Each of the images was corrected with a dark frame and a flat field.

The images were unguided

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Last updated: February 1, 2011