Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Alnitak , Flame and Horsehead (2 panels), 


            Diego Gravinese
Alnitak , Flame and Horsehead (2 panels)

Alnitak , Flame and Horsehead (2 panels)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher 200P

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-COOL Pro

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6R-Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO OAG

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI183MM

Filter:ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm

Accessory:ZWO Optical ZWO EAF

Resolution: 6966x4641

Dates:Dec. 9, 2019

Frames:ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 230x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 12.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 3116620

RA center: 5h 40' 42"

DEC center: -2° 15' 50"

Pixel scale: 0.866 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.312 degrees

Field radius: 1.007

Data source: Backyard


I've been working on this for last couple of weeks. My first attempt at a mosaic, two panels, around 6 hours each. The Moon almost full didn't cooperate but all in all I'm happy with this image considering my Bortle 9 skies and my shiny neighbours haha.

Clear skies everyone!



Diego Gravinese
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Alnitak , Flame and Horsehead (2 panels), 


            Diego Gravinese

In these public groups

Astrofotógrafos de Argentina