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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 434, NGC 2023
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Michael Southam
Horsehead Nebula
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Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Dec. 30, 2016Jan. 1, 2017

Frames: 69x300" ISO400

Integration: 5.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 2.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.70%

Basic astrometry details job: 1395909

RA center: 5h 41' 6"

DEC center: -2° 23' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.829 degrees

Field radius: 0.385 degrees

Resolution: 2400x3304

Locations: Home Observatory, Shelton, Connecticut, United States


I had hoped to get more subs on the second night but clouds rolled in early. I may come back for a second shot when the sky clears up.



Michael Southam
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Michael Southam

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