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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Andy King
Horsehead Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT81 APO WO GT-81 FF

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i) Canon T2i

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX CGEM DX mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Starshoot auto guider

Software: BackyardEOS  ·  PHD2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6 photoshop cs6

Dates:Dec. 8, 2015

Frames: 24x300"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.44%

Basic astrometry details job: 878220

RA center: 5h 41' 43"

DEC center: -2° 14' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.089 degrees

Field radius: 1.417 degrees

Resolution: 5202x3465

Locations: Home, Apex, NC, United States



Andy King
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Andy King