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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead in visible light, 



    
        

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Horsehead in visible light
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Horsehead in visible light

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Dates:Feb. 7, 2018

Frames: 200x120"

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1928425

RA center: 5h 41' 28"

DEC center: -2° 12' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.238 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.129 degrees

Field radius: 0.965 degrees


Resolution: 4723x3037

Locations: Observatoire de Borlo, Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Description

The Horsehead imaged with a non-modified DSLR. The resulting image is a bit different from what we usually see, with blue reflection nebulas being more prominent than the red emission clouds.

A little bit more than 6 hours total time, to be compared to the first trial in just one hour. This image has 2,5x more signal.

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Horsehead in visible light, 



    
        

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