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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 and the area around (LRGB), 


            Aarni Vuori
Horsehead Nebula and the area around (LRGB)

Horsehead Nebula and the area around (LRGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1646

Dates:Jan. 7, 2019

Frames: 96x180"

Integration: 4.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.88% job: 2461876

RA center: 85.261 degrees

DEC center: -2.200 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.091 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.712 degrees

Field radius: 1.128 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


Iconic Horsehead Nebula. First time I tried to photographe this was 2015 here in Finland. That time it was a winter day in January temperature being -24 deg C. I drove some 40 km from Helsinki to a dark site I had scouterd, put up my Astrotrac and Nikon unmodded DSLR and TS 71mm/F4.9.

Almost frose my fingers for good trying to make the set up work. Sat in the running car and took abt 40 mins of light or so....just to figure at home that the focus was totally out...but hey, at least I tried!

On this one I have each L,R,G,B for 24 X 3 mins.



Aarni Vuori
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Horsehead Nebula and the area around (LRGB), 


            Aarni Vuori

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