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


            Stacy Spear
Horsehead and Flame Nebulas

Horsehead and Flame Nebulas

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging camera:Canon 7D

Mount:Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescope or lens:CELESTRON C11

Guiding camera:SBIG STV Autoguider

Focal reducer:Hotech SCA Field Flattener

Software:Backyard EOSPixInsight 1.8 PixInsight version 1.8

Resolution: 2400x1586

Dates:Jan. 11, 2016

Frames: 20x360"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.47% job: 933200

RA center: 5h 41' 4"

DEC center: -2° 6' 46"

Pixel scale: 4.347 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.855 degrees

Field radius: 1.737

Locations: Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA, United States


The second of my first light images with the AT72ED. I blew up the stars on this one and will need to reprocess it in the future



Stacy Spear
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Horsehead and Flame Nebulas, 


            Stacy Spear