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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula (IC434), 


            Miles Zhou
Horsehead Nebula (IC434)
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Horsehead Nebula (IC434)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106ED f/5 FSQ 106ED f/5

Imaging camera:QSI 683 wsg-8


Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducers:


Filter:Various LRGB


Resolution: 3272x2424

Dates:March 2, 2016

Astrodon RGB: 56x300" -25C bin 1x1
Various LRGB: 20x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 22.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 1028719

RA center: 5h 41' 1"

DEC center: -2° 18' 3"

Pixel scale: 2.102 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.601 degrees

Field radius: 1.188 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Horsehead Nebula (IC434) taken with FSQ-106/QSI-683 hosted by Deep Sky West in New Mexico, USA.



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Horsehead Nebula (IC434), 


            Miles Zhou