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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Horsehead Nebula - Deepsky West Data

Technical card

Resolution: 3277x2449

Dates: March 5, 2016

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.58%

Astrometry.net job: 1654602

RA center: 85.266 degrees

DEC center: -2.302 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.115 degrees

Field radius: 1.194 degrees

Description

Played around with the Deepsky West free giveaway Data.

First time to combine LRGB and even different luminance layers with luminosity masks, very exciting.

I linked the original from Sixburg. Way to go for my processing skills ;)

Raw was taken with:
Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII
QSI 683 wsg-8
Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3, Paramount MyT
Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII
Lodestar Guidecam
Filter: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2, Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2, Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2, Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2
Accessoires: DewBuster Dew Controller, Robofocus

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 19x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x60" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 20x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x300" bin 1x1

Comments

Author

Frank Schmitz
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Revisions

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Removed some noise to make the full version more pleasant to look at ;)

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Horsehead Nebula - Deepsky West Data, Frank Schmitz

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