M78 - A reflection nebula

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Date: 26 January 2017
Location: High Halden, Kent
Exposure: 340 x 30sec at ISO 10000 (nearly 3 hours of data)
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount
Camera: H-alpha modified Sony A7S
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV cut filter
Processing: Stacked in PixInsight and stretched with Arcsinh Stretch
Comments: Note the open cluster NGC2112 sitting on Barnard's Loop