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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (Ha+LRGB), 


            Scott Davis
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (Ha+LRGB)

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (Ha+LRGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1487

Dates:Jan. 24, 2017Jan. 25, 2017Jan. 27, 2017Jan. 28, 2017Feb. 12, 2017Feb. 14, 2017

Astrodon 31mm B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 22x300" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon 31mm G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x300" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon 31mm Ha 3nm FWHM: 113x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 31mm L Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 67x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 31mm R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x300" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 20.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 19.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.88%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00 job: 1461716

RA center: 85.344 degrees

DEC center: -2.024 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.521 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.911 degrees

Field radius: 0.873 degrees

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States


This is my latest version of the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae up in Orion, shot entirely from my light-polluted backyard in Clovis, California.



Scott Davis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (Ha+LRGB), 


            Scott Davis