Taken 10-Apr-15
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M78

M78 is a reflection nebula in Orion located around 1,600 light years from Earth.
Imaged from Chiefland Star Party Group Field in Chiefland, Florida.
Luminance: 8 minute subs x 18 (unbinned)
Red/Green/Blue: 4 minute subs x 10 (binned 2x2)
Imaging telescope: Explore Scientific 127mm CF Apochromatic refracter
Imaging camera: QSI 683wsg-8 cooled CCD camera
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 2 German equatorial mount

M78