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Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
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Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula, 


Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula

Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade Lightswitch LS 8"

Imaging camera:Atik Cameras Atik 383 L+ Color

Mount:Meade Alt/Azi LS 8 " Tripod

Guiding telescope or lens:Meade Lightswitch LS 8"

Focal reducer:Meade f/6.3

Software:Fitswork4Artemis capture

Filter:Meade LPR

Resolution: 640x495

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' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.369 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.915 degrees

Field radius: 0.266

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,