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


            John Willis
Horsehead and Flame

Horsehead and Flame

Technical card

Resolution: 4077x2714

Dates:Nov. 5, 2018

Frames: 30x300"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.58% job: 2357362

RA center: 85.208 degrees

DEC center: -2.434 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.698 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.312 degrees

Field radius: 1.155 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Plano, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


My first Horsehead image! Using the STC filter really helped to make this pop. Also, this was the first time I did 5 minute subs on my AVX mount, and very happy with the results.



John Willis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Horsehead and Flame, 


            John Willis