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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
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Horse Head and Friends, 


            Peter Sigouin
Horse Head and Friends

Horse Head and Friends

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ED80 F7.5 Refractor

Imaging camera:Orion Star Shoot Deep Space 2 color

Mount:Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding camera:Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Focal reducer:TeleVue TRF-2008

Software:Photo ShopMaxim DL

Resolution: 2500x1676

Frames: 16x600"

Integration: 2.7 hours job: 923590

RA center: 85.194 degrees

DEC center: -2.586 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.960 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.918 degrees

Field radius: 1.656 degrees

Locations: Haleakalā summit, Maui, Hawaii, Kahului, United States


This is an image that I have reprocessed a few times, this is my favorite version.



Peter Sigouin
License: None (All rights reserved)


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            Peter Sigouin
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            Peter Sigouin

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Horse Head and Friends, 


            Peter Sigouin