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


Horsehead and Flame
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Horsehead and Flame

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 7, 2015

Frames: 8x720"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.58%

Basic astrometry details job: 838631

RA center: 5h 40' 55"

DEC center: -2° 9' 54"

Pixel scale: 3.596 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.159 degrees

Field radius: 0.739 degrees

Resolution: 1200x867

Locations: Lincoln Park Observatory, Town of Tonawanda, New York, United States


Here's a slight modification to my last posting, including the Flame Nebula and the star Alnitak. Longer exposures were used at 12 minutes to bring out some of the fainter nebulosity. Using off axis guiding I was able to stem the Flex problem I was having with longer images.



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Horsehead and Flame,