NGC1977 The Running Man Nebula
Running Man


Image Data: Object Information:
  • Exposure:  RGB 2x5min:2x5min:2x5min
  • Telescope:  Meade 10" LX200 @ f/10
  • Mount:  Meade field tripod w/ super wedge
  • Guiding:  AO-7 @ 5Hz
  • Camera:  SBIG ST-XM2000, SBIG CFW8
  • Location:  My backyard in Goleta, CA
  • Date/Time:  December 28, 2002, 23:15-23:45 PST
  • Processing:  Taken, reduced and color combined in CCDSoft v5.  Processed in Photoshop and SBGNR.
  • Notes:  My first image with the ST-2000XM!  It could definitely use more exposure time, but this is all the skies would allow me before clouding over.
  • Name:  The Running Man Nebula, NGC1977
  • Type:  Reflection/Emission Nebula
  • Constellation:  Orion
  • Distance: 1500 light years
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