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    Horsehead Nebula  IC 434, 



    
        

            Ivan Jevremovic
    Horsehead Nebula  IC 434
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    Horsehead Nebula IC 434

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Newton 8"

    Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i

    Mounts: HEQ5

    Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher Coma corrector

    Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker


    Dates:Oct. 20, 2012

    Frames: 20x600"

    Integration: 3.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 5.64 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 31.85%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 83771

    RA center: 5h 41' 22"

    DEC center: -2° 18' 46"

    Pixel scale: 1.950 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 69.377 degrees

    Field radius: 0.846 degrees


    Resolution: 620x413

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    Horsehead Nebula  IC 434, 



    
        

            Ivan Jevremovic