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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri

Image of the day 12/29/2014

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    Alnitak (ζOri) [DSS-WISE], 





    
        

            Giuseppe Donatiello
    Alnitak (ζOri) [DSS-WISE]

    Alnitak (ζOri) [DSS-WISE]

    Technical card

    Resolution: 4866x4864

    Dates:Dec. 23, 2014

    Integration: 0.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 1.58 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 2.79%

    Astrometry.net job: 478295

    RA center: 85.214 degrees

    DEC center: -2.112 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.009 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.968 degrees

    Field radius: 0.965 degrees

    Description

    Image credit: DSS - POSS-II(*) / IRSA - WISE(**) - NASA / JPL - Caltech / UCLA / Giuseppe Donatiello

    Acknowledgments:
    This image has made use of the NASA/ IPAC Infrared Science Archive, which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope. The plates were processed into the present compressed digital form with the permission of these institutions
    (*) The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.
    (**) This image makes use of data products from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), which is a joint project of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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    Alnitak (ζOri) [DSS-WISE], 





    
        

            Giuseppe Donatiello