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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 434, NGC 2023
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Horsehead - RC8, 


            George Varouhakis
Horsehead - RC8
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Horsehead - RC8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5  ·  GSO RC 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrnomik 6nm HA  ·  Astrodon LRGB

Frames:Astrnomik 6nm HA: 318x300" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 26.5 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~12

Bias: ~100

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2467725

RA center: 5h 41' 5"

DEC center: -2° 27' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.954 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 114.893 degrees

Field radius: 0.370 degrees

Resolution: 2255x1649

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Continuing my current trend I have again added a long focal length ha/luminece to old RGB data.

The colour data was shot at 400mm as apposed to 1625mm of the ha and was a little difficult to register, however Pixinsight has worked well.

As always any C&C are appreciated. Cheers - George



George Varouhakis
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Horsehead - RC8, 


            George Varouhakis