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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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The Horse nebula (IC434) and the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024), 





    
        

            Henrique Silva
The Horse nebula (IC434) and the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024)

The Horse nebula (IC434) and the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024)

Technical card

Resolution: 3669x2724

Dates:Jan. 11, 2019Feb. 7, 2019

Frames:
Baader 36mm Ha: 20x300" (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
OPTOLONG Blue CCD: 60x30" (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 2x2
OPTOLONG Green CCD: 60x30" (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 2x2
OPTOLONG Red CCD: 60x30" (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Astrometry.net job: 2516454

RA center: 85.233 degrees

DEC center: -2.395 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.897 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.206 degrees

Field radius: 1.204 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Sabugo, Sintra, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC2024 is the nebula sitting on the left side, and the IC434 on the right is a bright red emission nebula showing a horse head shape.
These nebula's are located near of Alnitak, the easternmost star of Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, approximately 1500 light years from Earth.

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Henrique Silva
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The Horse nebula (IC434) and the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024), 





    
        

            Henrique Silva