Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  NGC 2023
The Horsehead Nebula (IC434), 



    
        

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The Horsehead Nebula (IC434)
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The Horsehead Nebula (IC434)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT65E
Imaging Cameras
Atik 314E
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Filters
Baader Planetarium UV/IR Cut Filter
Accessories
ADM Side by side plate
Software
PixInsight · ESA/ESO/NASA NASA Fits Liberator · PHD guiding · DeepSkyStacker · CCDWare Weather Ninja · The New CCD Astronomy CCD Calc · Bahtinov Grabber · Stellarium · Artemis Capture
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ShortTube 80 f/5
Guiding Cameras
Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 30, 2011
Frames:
36x300" (3h)
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
5.78 days
Avg. Moon phase:
33.29%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 129149

RA center: 05h40m54s.7

DEC center: -02°2609

Pixel scale: 4.574 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.260 degrees

Field radius: 0.544 degrees

Resolution: 620x452

Locations: Georgetown TX, None

Description

I was able to get 3 hours of exposure on the Horsehead Nebula this evening. Definitely an improvement in the Nebula over my previous attempt.

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The Horsehead Nebula (IC434), 



    
        

            dnault42