Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  IC 4592  ·  IC 4601  ·  The star Graffias (β1Sco)  ·  The star β2Sco  ·  The star θLib  ·  The star νSco  ·  The star φOph  ·  The star χOph  ·  The star ψOph  ·  The star ω1Sco  ·  The star ω2Sco  ·  The star ωOph
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IC4592. The Blue Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

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IC4592. The Blue Horsehead Nebula

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IC4592. The Blue Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
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IC4592. The Blue Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM40ec

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  APT

Filters: Baader Planetarium IR UV Cut for front of camera nosepiece


Dates:May 12, 2021

Frames: 83x180" (4h 9')

Integration: 4h 9'

Avg. Moon age: 0.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.45%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4501494

RA center: 16h 17' 11"

DEC center: -19° 23' 34"

Pixel scale: 7.601 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.205 degrees

Field radius: 7.040 degrees


Resolution: 5904x3100

Locations: Picketpost Trailhead, Near Superior, AZ, Arizona, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Samyang lens was set to F2...wide open.

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Description: This is my first try at doing a mosaic. Shot 5/3 and 5/12 of the same subject but with slightly different framing. There was substatial overlap, however. Just over 4 hours of total time made up of 41x3 minute and 25 x 5 minute exposures.

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IC4592. The Blue Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle