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Contains:  IC 432, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Flame Nebula: Bi-Color, 


            Joel Shepherd
Flame Nebula: Bi-Color
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Flame Nebula: Bi-Color

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Omni XLT150 Reflector

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Craig Stark Nebulosity 3

Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5nm  ·  Orion H‑Alpha 7nm 1.25"

Dates:Dec. 29, 2015Jan. 1, 2016

Orion H‑Alpha 7nm 1.25": 11x300"
Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5nm: 6x300"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.88%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 932198

RA center: 5h 41' 24"

DEC center: -1° 48' 32"

Pixel scale: 1.893 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -56.561 degrees

Field radius: 0.523 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1182

Locations: Home, Seattle, WA, United States


Second attempt at narrowband, in the same stretch of nights as the Rosette. Must. Get. Photographic. O-III. Filter.



Joel Shepherd
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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Flame Nebula: Bi-Color, 


            Joel Shepherd