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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula

IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1956x1976

Dates:Nov. 26, 2019Nov. 27, 2019

Frames:
Baader Blue: 10x300" -44C bin 1x1
Baader Green: 10x300" -44C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance: 5x300" -44C bin 1x1
Baader Red: 10x300" -44C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.9 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 15.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.50

Astrometry.net job: 3109515

RA center: 5h 40' 56"

DEC center: -2° 25' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.582 degrees

Field radius: 0.951

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33) is a small dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just to the south of Alnitak, the easternmost star of Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.

Image processed by Utkarsh Mishra using image data from remote telescope ATEO-1.

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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory