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IC434, Horsehead Nebula & Flame Nebula, 


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IC434, Horsehead Nebula & Flame Nebula
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IC434, Horsehead Nebula & Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon Unfiltered EOS 500D/Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro SyncScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5.0

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III

Dates:Dec. 26, 2016Dec. 28, 2016Dec. 29, 2016

Frames:Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD: 60x300" ISO800

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.60%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2135230

RA center: 5h 40' 54"

DEC center: -2° 12' 10"

Pixel scale: 0.960 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.283 degrees

Field radius: 0.748 degrees

Resolution: 4680x3091

Data source: Backyard


From Locoal-Mendon (Brittany)

Orion 10" f/3.9, NEQ6, unfiltered EOS 500D, ST80, SSAG

Acquisition : Astro Photography Tool, PHD Guiding
Processing : PixInsight, Photoshop
Addition of 60 images (60x5min, ISO800, f/3.9)

FoV : 1°16'x50'



Vincent Bchm
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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IC434, Horsehead Nebula & Flame Nebula, 


            Vincent Bchm