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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


            Steve Lantz
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Technical card

Resolution: 3552x2646

Dates:Feb. 8, 2019

Frames: 30x90"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.40% job: 2518653

RA center: 85.359 degrees

DEC center: -2.183 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 143.863 degrees

Field radius: 0.823 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Aurora, CO, United States

Data source: Backyard


Image taken on 2-8-2019 under windy conditions and cold (about 12 deg F) temps, the latter of which made the mount tracking cranky.



Steve Lantz
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


            Steve Lantz