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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The Horse vs. Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Teleskop Service INED70 Apochromatic refractor

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher EQ3

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: William Optics P-Flat 3

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Red 2"Baader L 2''Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Resolution: 2884x2175

Dates: March 9, 2017

Baader Blue 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 12x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 11.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.26% job: 1501943

RA center: 85.180 degrees

DEC center: -2.145 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.410 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 111.170 degrees

Field radius: 1.711 degrees




Sky plot

Sky plot


The Horse vs. Flame Nebula,