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Horsehead and Flame from WSP 2010, 


            Gardner D. Gerry
Horsehead and Flame from WSP 2010
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Horsehead and Flame from WSP 2010

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV F60M3

Guiding cameras: CCD Labs QGuide

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  Images Plus

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD

Accessory: ADM Side by side plate  ·  Parallax Instruments Rings  ·  Robin Casady Accessories Saddle plate

Dates:Feb. 11, 2010

Frames: 24x300" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.00%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119359

RA center: 05h41m34s.1

DEC center: -01°5338

Pixel scale: 4.333 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.446 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Winter Star Party, None


Imaged 2/11/2010 from the Winter Star Party 2010 in the Florida Keys.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead and Flame from WSP 2010, 


            Gardner D. Gerry