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About this Image
Located at a distance of about 1,600 light years,
The famous Orion's Sword contains the Orion Nebula complex (M 42, M 43) as the brightest diffuse nebula in the sky.
To the north (right) the bicolored Running Man emission and reflection nebula (NGC 1977) is placed.
TEC-140 refractor at f/7
|Camera||SBIG STL-11000M at -25C, internal filter wheel|
|Date||Feb 25, 2009.|
|Sky Conditions||mag 5 - 5.5 sky|
|Exposure||R:G:B = 20:20:20 (10 min sub-exposures),|
Maxim DL 5.4