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In the popular sweep of nebulae and stars known as Orion's sword is NGC1977, the Running Man. This is a subtle reflection nebula that scatters blue light across vast lanes of space dust. It resembles the smoky outline of a running man casting a shadow on disco fog as a strobe light flashes.

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Telescope:   Stellina
Length:   400mm
Aperture:   80mm
F-stop:   f/5.0
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2021-11-01
Lights:   178
Exposure:   10
Total exposure:   29 m
Ra:   5h 35m 10.7s
Dec:   -4° 48' 5.126
Size:   59.629 x 41.126 arcmin
Radius:   0.604 deg
Scale:   0.635 arcsec/pixel