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Contains:  B33, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC434, NGC 2023, NGC2023, Sh2-277
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Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula, 


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Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Lightswitch LS 8"

Imaging cameras: Atik Cameras Atik 383 L+ Color

Mounts: Meade Alt/Azi LS 8 " Tripod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade Lightswitch LS 8"

Focal reducers: Meade f/6.3

Software: Fitswork4  ·  Artemis capture

Filters: Meade LPR

Dates:Feb. 18, 2015

Frames: 25x40"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.40% job: 552931

RA center: 5h 41' 16"

DEC center: -2° 17' 25"

Pixel scale: 2.360 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.981 degrees

Field radius: 0.266 degrees

Resolution: 640x495

Locations: Home Observatory, Syke, Niedersachsen, Germany


My first cruel attempt for the Horsehead Nebula

Limitations : My Alt/Az mount creates field rotation when exposore over 30 s per sub. which is much too low for this target and my color CCD Cam.

I need to capture this target at due West direction , where field rotation is much less.



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Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula,