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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 and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
Horsehead and Flame
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Horsehead and Flame

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses:SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Software:PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters:Astrnomik 6nm HAAstrodon LRGB


Frames:
Astrnomik 6nm HA: 51x300" ISO200 (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB: 93x180" ISO139 (gain: 21.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.9 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1452749

RA center: 5h 40' 37"

DEC center: -2° 16' 4"

Pixel scale: 6.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.294 degrees

Field radius: 1.432 degrees


Resolution: 1341x894

Description

Revision A - Original
Revision B - More noise reduction and some large scale sharpening

Here is my version of the Horsehead and Flame region.

It is an HaRGB image with a Luminance made up of a combination of all four channels.

Processed in PI and Photoshop.

As always C&C is welcomed. Thanks for looking.

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Author

gvarouha
George Varouhakis
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  • Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
    Original
  • Final
    Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
    B

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Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis

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ZWO ASI1600MM/QHY163M