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Flame and Horsehead Nebula, 


            Israel Gil Andani
Flame and Horsehead Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2 8300

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Neq6 PRO II Tuned

Guiding telescopes or lenses: EZG 60

Guiding cameras: ZWO optical ASI120MM-S

Software: EQMOD  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Stark Labs PHD guiding PHD 2  ·  PixInsight  ·  Simulation Curriculum Starry Night Pro 7

Filters: Baader LRGBHaOIIISII 36mm

Accessory: Starlight Xpress FW 36mm Unmounted

Frames: 14x1800"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1520648

RA center: 5h 40' 43"

DEC center: -2° 21' 32"

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.032 degrees

Field radius: 1.215 degrees

Resolution: 3337x2500

Locations: Home Observatory - ALO, Picassent, Valencia, Spain


Flame and Horsehead Nebula
Sky-Watcher NEQ 6 Pro tuned by HAS, Takahashi FSQ-106N, Moravian G2-8300 with Baader filters. 14x1800s Ha.
Taken from my backyard observatory. Valencia (Spain).
Processed in PixInsight.

After some months of bad weather here is my first attempt at shooting and processing something.
Hope you like it.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Flame and Horsehead Nebula, 


            Israel Gil Andani