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


            Lucian Stoian
Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2280x1282 job: 2361068

RA center: 85.222 degrees

DEC center: -2.356 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.567 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.933 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory


The images were taken in a very humid night. We used a Sky-Watcher Equinox ED80 Pro with reducer, a Atik 383 mono camera, the Lodestar X2 camera for guide. We took 18 frames of 5 minutes through a Ha filter at 5 Celsius degree, 20 flat, 20 dark, 20 bias frames. Guided by OAG Atik, the Atik filter wheel. Software used: Astroart 7, PHD 2, Plate All Solver.



Lucian Stoian
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Lucian Stoian