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


Barnard 33 - The Horsehead Nebula

Barnard 33 - The Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech RC8

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i


Guiding telescope or lens:Borg Mini 50mm

Guiding camera:QHYCCD Q-Guider

Software:photoshopImages Plus

Resolution: 1600x1068 job: 95024

RA center: 85.266 degrees

DEC center: -2.391 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.767 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 102.859 degrees

Field radius: 0.472 degrees


This image was taken last to take advantage of the moon having set, and my going to bed so I wouldn't mess with anything to 'make it a little better'.

With any luck, I'll be able to shoot this again soon as I'd lie to eliminate the Alnitak Effect somewhat.

ISO800 7 minutes 25 frames
AT8RC modded 350D
CGEM guided

Calibrated with darks, flats, and bias frames IP and sigma clipped median combined.
CS2 for final with Neat Image cleanup.



License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Barnard 33 - The Horsehead Nebula,