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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth
IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL
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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL

IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth
IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL
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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO
Imaging Cameras
ASI 1600MM-Cooled
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Astrodon 3nm H-Alpha Narrowband Filter - 1.25"
Accessories
Explore Scientific 0.7X Focal Reducer/Field Flattener
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120 MM-S

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm H-Alpha Narrowband Filter - 1.25": 200x180" (10h) (gain: 139.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
10h
Darks:
30
Bias:
50
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
9.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2522994

RA center: 05h41m08s.9

DEC center: -02°1857

Pixel scale: 1.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.612 degrees

Field radius: 0.900 degrees

Resolution: 4000x3004

Locations: Home, Tampa, Florida (FL), United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

During the summer of 2018 I told myself when I got the new mount and OTA, I wanted to take my imaging to the next level. Here's my first real attempt at the good ol' Horsehead. Enjoy, and let me know what you think.

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IC 434 - The Horsehead Nebula in HaRGB - Bortle 9 - Tampa, FL, 



    
        

            Jeremiah Roth