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


Horse head and Flame nebula

Horse head and Flame nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3214x2930

Dates:Jan. 9, 2019

Frames:Optolong Clip-in UHC: 60x180" ISO1600

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 3.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 3.00 job: 3253003

RA center: 5h 41' 9"

DEC center: -2° 12' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.343 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 28.994 degrees

Field radius: 0.811

Locations: AstroBrome, La Jarrie Audouin, Charente Maritime, France

Data source: Backyard


Hard time to get rid of the halo ring (light intensity of Alnitak combined with the miror of my Newtonian telescope) at the time of image treatment. Here is what I finally ended up with...



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Horse head and Flame nebula,