Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
Horse Head Nebula IC434, 


            Jeff Clayton
Horse Head Nebula IC434
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Horse Head Nebula IC434

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Small Refractors

Software: FITS LIBERATOR  ·  ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  Straton  ·  Nebulosity 3.1  ·  EZCap  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope

Dates:Aug. 24, 2014

Frames: 7x420"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 436095

RA center: 5h 41' 16"

DEC center: -2° 10' 55"

Pixel scale: 3.369 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 113.504 degrees

Field radius: 0.900 degrees

Resolution: 620x408


Processed stars and nebula separate.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Horse Head Nebula IC434, 


            Jeff Clayton