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Horsehead and Barnard's Loop, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
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Horsehead and Barnard's Loop

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Horsehead and Barnard's Loop, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
Powered byPixInsight

Horsehead and Barnard's Loop

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI071MC Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM40ec
Filters
Baader Planetarium IR UV Cut for front of camera nosepiece
Software
PixInsight · Deep Sky Stacker · APT

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 15, 2020
Frames:
27x180" (1h 21')
Integration:
1h 21'
Avg. Moon age:
0.92 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.95%

RA center: 05h47m27s.76

DEC center: -00°4126.8

Pixel scale: 7.606 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.932 degrees

Field radius: 5.964 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4662x3204

Locations: Picketpost Trailhead, Near Superior, AZ, Arizona, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

The objects in Orion are fascinating. The actual reason for Barnard's loop remain unknown.

Samyang lens opened to f2.0 (wide open.) Doing this did not seem to affect image quality noticeably.

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Horsehead and Barnard's Loop, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle