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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Flame and Horsehead, 



    
        

            Mike Miller
Flame and Horsehead
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Flame and Horsehead

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:William Optics Star 71

Imaging camera:Atik 490ex Mono

Mount:Advanced VX

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software:PixInsight

Filter:Ha 12nm

Accessory:Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel


Dates:Oct. 21, 2017

Frames: 11x600"

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1938872

RA center: 5h 41' 15"

DEC center: -2° 21' 28"

Pixel scale: 6.088 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.819 degrees

Field radius: 1.299 degrees


Resolution: 1200x960

Data source: Traveller

Description

20 minute exposure on an AVX, what?

This is composed of 6x 5 minute exposures, 4x 10 minute exposures and a single 20 minute exposure for good measure.

Since guiding was doing so well, I decided to push it to the very limit.

The plan is to do HDR here, but the image does need some more processing time to figure it out.

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nitehawk
Mike Miller
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Flame and Horsehead, 



    
        

            Mike Miller

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