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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
Horsehead Nebula

Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4524x3406

Dates:Sept. 30, 2018

Frames: 358x300"

Integration: 29.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.83% job: 3057979

RA center: 85.285 degrees

DEC center: -2.446 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.424 degrees

Field radius: 1.803 degrees

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


I played with my original image after discovering the Local Histogram tool in Pixinsight. It really brought out details in the surrounding Ha fields.



Carl Weber
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Horsehead Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
  • Final
    Horsehead Nebula, 


            Carl Weber


I think that this area of the sky just wants to be displayed in black and white. To me it is just that more beautiful keeping plain and simple. This is data from last year and the past few weeks.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead Nebula, 


            Carl Weber