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


            Eduardo Oliveira
Horsehead and Flame Nebula in HaRGB

Horsehead and Flame Nebula in HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Megrez 90

Imaging camera:Atik 314L+ Mono

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MM

Focal reducer:Televue TRF-2008

Software:Maxim DL 5 MaximDL 5PHD GUIDING

Filters:Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25"Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm 1.25"

Accessory:ATIK EFW2

Resolution: 1371x1029

Dates:Oct. 12, 2015Oct. 13, 2015

Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm 1.25": 36x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25": 10x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.8 hours

Darks: ~17

Flats: ~17

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 14.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 822180

RA center: 5h 41' 17"

DEC center: -2° 10' 48"

Pixel scale: 2.881 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.254 degrees

Field radius: 0.686

Locations: Backyard (Diamantina, MG, Brazil), Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Data source: Backyard


This is the combination of Ha and RGB frames. I think post-processing can improve, but its what I managed to get for now.



Eduardo Oliveira
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula in HaRGB, 


            Eduardo Oliveira