Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  NGC 2023
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Horse Head Nebula, 



    
        

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Horse Head Nebula
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Horse Head Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
12" Meade LX850-ACF f/8 OTA - 2475mm fl
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683wsg
Mounts
Astro-Physics AP1100GTO
Filters
Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance LRGB
Accessories
Optec Gemini Focusing Rotator
Software
PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Off Axis Guiding via QSI683
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 11, 2016
Frames:
45x600" (7h 30')
Integration:
7h 30'
Avg. Moon age:
3.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.18%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1202753

RA center: 05h41m24s.10

DEC center: -02°2237

Pixel scale: 1.500 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.059 degrees

Field radius: 0.250 degrees

Resolution: 620x827

Locations: Stellar Skies, LLC, Near Austin, Texas, United States

Description

The famous Horse Head Nebula in Orion. A must image target for any beginning imager.

Reprocessed in PixInsight to better control background and to improve noise reduction.

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Horse Head Nebula, 



    
        

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