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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR, 





    
        

            George Simon
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TPO/GSO 6" f/6 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging camera:Canon 1100D

Mount:Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:ORION Mini guide 50mm

Guiding camera:ORION SSAG

Software:GIMP2.10.8PHD2.6.5dev6Backyard EOS 3.1.16Nebulosity 3.3.3Startools 1.3.5.289

Accessory:Baader MPCC

Resolution: 1345x870

Dates:Jan. 5, 2019

Frames: 58x240" ISO797

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 29.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.30%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 10.00

Astrometry.net job: 2537733

RA center: 85.432 degrees

DEC center: -2.265 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.583 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.120 degrees

Field radius: 0.797 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Chesnee, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

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  • Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR, 





    
        

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  • Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR, 





    
        

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    Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR, 





    
        

            George Simon
    C

B

Reprocessed from scratch. Different handling of noise, resulting, I think, in an overall improvement.

C

I brightened some of the dimmer nebulosity a bit.

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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae with an Unmodded DSLR, 





    
        

            George Simon

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