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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Alberto Pisabarro
Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3556x4465

Dates:Jan. 18, 2018Jan. 23, 2018Feb. 4, 2018Feb. 5, 2018

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 17x1800" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 10x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 10x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 1932103

RA center: 5h 40' 59"

DEC center: -2° 26' 38"

Pixel scale: 1.070 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 104.299 degrees

Field radius: 0.848

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


It has been acquired from the remote observatory Deep Sky West in Rowe New Mexico, where my dear friends and fellow fans Jim Y Linda Powell has hosted her great team.



Alberto Pisabarro
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead Nebula, 


            Alberto Pisabarro