Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Flavius Andrei
Horsehead Nebula

Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1304x1000

Dates:Sept. 14, 2018

Baader Ha 7nm 1.25": 10x300" -5C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25": 10x300" -5C bin 1x1
Baader SII 8nm 1,25": 10x300" -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Flats: ~5

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 5.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 2251557

RA center: 85.188 degrees

DEC center: -2.540 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.703 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.577 degrees

Field radius: 0.389 degrees

Locations: Home, Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Data source: Backyard


Just when i finished imaging the Helix nebula, i noticed Orion was high in the sky and it was still dark so, i took a shot at it. Not my best, as I didn't have any polar alignment but still, guiding did a fairly good job.



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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Flavius Andrei