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Contains:  48 sig Ori, 50 zet Ori, Alnitak, B33, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 435, IC434, IC435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, NGC2023, NGC2024, Sh2-277, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula, 


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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula

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

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 job: 3109515

RA center: 5h 40' 56"

DEC center: -2° 25' 0"

Pixel scale: 2.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.623 degrees

Field radius: 0.951 degrees

Resolution: 1956x1976

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory


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 Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach remote telescope ATEO-1.



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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory