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


            Michael J. Mangieri
Horsehead and Flame Nebula
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1100  ·  Starizona Hyperstar lll lens

Imaging cameras: Canon 50d

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX Hypertuned

Focal reducers: Starizona HyperStar 3

Software: Corel Paintshop Pro  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.8  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Dates:Feb. 13, 2015

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 60x30" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 23.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.10%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.62

Temperature: -6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 544681

RA center: 5h 40' 42"

DEC center: -2° 15' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.734 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.802 degrees

Field radius: 1.366 degrees

Resolution: 4730x3125

Locations: Mikey's Place, Reisterstown, Maryland, United States


Horsehead nebula with Hyperstar
Updated by stacking with PixInsight and post processing with PI and PSP.



Michael J. Mangieri
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Michael J. Mangieri
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    Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Michael J. Mangieri

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Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Michael J. Mangieri