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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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getting back on the horse, 


            Matt Fulghum
getting back on the horse

getting back on the horse

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging camera:Fujifilm X-T20

Mount:Celestron AdvancedVX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 30mm Ultra-Mini Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO Optical ASI290MC

Software:SequatorPHD2 Guiding Phd 2.6.3

Accessory:Astro-Tech AT2FF

Resolution: 5652x3701

Dates:Oct. 26, 2017

Frames: 206x120" ISO1600

Integration: 6.9 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 6.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.59% job: 1789351

RA center: 85.107 degrees

DEC center: -2.241 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.871 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.430 degrees

Field radius: 1.756 degrees


This is my white whale. I will get this right eventually. This session was shot with a freshly acquired IDAS LPS-D1, which seems to produce better color and less internal reflection than the celestron filter.



Matt Fulghum
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • getting back on the horse, 


            Matt Fulghum
  • Final
    getting back on the horse, 


            Matt Fulghum


Another 3.5 hours worth of two minute subs. Stacked with Sequator, processed in Siril, noise reduction and minor editing in lightroom.

Sky plot

Sky plot


getting back on the horse, 


            Matt Fulghum