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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  33 n01 Ori, 34 del Ori, 38 n02 Ori, 46 eps Ori, 47 ome Ori, 48 sig Ori, 50 zet Ori, 51 b Ori, 56 Ori, Alnilam, Alnitak, B33, CK Ori, Horsehead nebula, IC 432, IC 434, IC423, IC426, IC431, IC432, IC434, IC435, M 78, M78, Mintaka, NGC 1990, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, NGC 2064, NGC 2067, NGC 2068, NGC 2112, NGC2023, NGC2024, NGC2064, NGC2067, NGC2071, NGC2112, Orion, PK204-13.1, PK204-16.1, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), Sh2-277, The star 33Ori, The star 38Ori, The star 51Ori, The star 56Ori, The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star σOri, The star ωOri, VV Ori, VdB48, VdB51, VdB59, VdB60
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Horsehead Nebula & M78 Wide, 


            Miles Zhou
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Horsehead Nebula & M78 Wide

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QSI 583ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Halpha  ·  Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters

Dates:Oct. 3, 2017Oct. 17, 2017Oct. 22, 2017

Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 26x300" -15C
Astrodon RGB: 63x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon luminance filter: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.49% job: 1865711

RA center: 5h 41' 59"

DEC center: +0° 20' 40"

Pixel scale: 8.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.749 degrees

Field radius: 4.936 degrees

Resolution: 3306x2466

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


This is a wide area image covering Horsehead Nebula and half of Barnard's Loop taken with Rokinon 135mm.



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Horsehead Nebula & M78 Wide, 


            Miles Zhou
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    Horsehead Nebula & M78 Wide, 


            Miles Zhou

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Horsehead Nebula & M78 Wide, 


            Miles Zhou

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