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IC434 The Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

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IC434 The Horsehead Nebula
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IC434 The Horsehead Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: ED80

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: PHD guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  EQMOD  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Baader Planetarium 2" Moon and Skyglow Filter


Dates:Dec. 18, 2012

Frames: 63x240"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 131053

RA center: 5h 41' 11"

DEC center: -2° 8' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.794 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.445 degrees

Field radius: 1.093 degrees


Resolution: 620x485

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IC434 The Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            jreese