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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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Alnitak and surrounding Nebulae

Technical card

Resolution: 2400x1624

Dates:Nov. 30, 2016Dec. 3, 2016

30x180" ISO1600
Astronomik H-alpha 12nm EOS Clip filter: 14x840" ISO1600

Integration: 4.8 hours

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 2.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.52%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.10

Temperature: -7.00 job: 1359805

RA center: 85.225 degrees

DEC center: -2.060 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.165 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 152.973 degrees

Field radius: 1.274 degrees

Locations: Oberwindsberg, Lauf, Bayern, Germany; Rückersdorf, Lauf, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Traveller


Many dust and Gas nebulae are located arrond the Star Alnitak inside the constellation of Orion:
NGC 2024 - Flame Nebula
IC 434 - Horsehead nebula
NGC 2023; IC 432 and so on.

1. Version: only Color without Ha.
2. Version: Color+H-Alpha



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)


Sky plot

Sky plot


Alnitak and surrounding Nebulae, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel