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Contains:  IC 4601, IC 4592, The star νSco, The star ω2Sco, The star ω1Sco
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Blue Horsehead Nebula from Negev Desert

Technical card

Resolution: 4413x3622

Dates:June 15, 2018

Frames:Baader UV/IR-Cut 2": 26x180" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 2106476

RA center: 243.664 degrees

DEC center: -19.505 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.102 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.937 degrees

Field radius: 2.460 degrees

Locations: Negev Desert, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

Data source: Traveller


First light from FSQ 130ED: a test run with 2-panel mosaic left me much less data than planned. Still, the quality of this fast system allowed me to pull out some details from the data. This image is scaled by x0.5, as original one was very large.



Leo Shatz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Blue Horsehead Nebula from Negev Desert, 


            Leo Shatz