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Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Sören Ottenhof
Horsehead Nebula
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Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Sören Ottenhof
Horsehead Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D Full Spectrum

Mounts: HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 2"


Dates:Dec. 30, 2013Feb. 2, 2014

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 2": 44x600" (7h 20')

Integration: 7h 20'

Darks: ~9

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 15.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 689982

RA center: 5h 41' 0"

DEC center: -2° 29' 49"

Pixel scale: 2.052 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.140 degrees

Field radius: 1.402 degrees


Resolution: 4075x2757

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Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Sören Ottenhof