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McNeils Nebula and M78


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About this observation
Grant Privett
Time of observation
05/01/2017 - 01:15
M78 and McNeils Nebula
Observing location
Altair Astro 254mm RC Newtonian
Starlight 694 camera at -35C
Binned 2x2 images. No filters.
16x 60s

Was a bit cold by the time I took this and so I forgot to deliberately dither the frames to reduce the impact of flat field doughnuts - the sensor must be a bit grubby, will try to clean before next outing. Its not a bad image but theres a lovely small bit of nebulosity just off the top left of the frame. Will try to get that in next time.

McNeils is clearly there, but not very bright.

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