Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 431  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 1990  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  Part of the constellation Orion (Ori)  ·  The star Alnilam (εOri)  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
Horsehead and Flame Nubulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Horsehead and Flame Nubulae
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Horsehead and Flame Nubulae

Horsehead and Flame Nubulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Horsehead and Flame Nubulae
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Horsehead and Flame Nubulae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:Feb. 22, 2019Feb. 24, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 32x180" (1h 36') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 32x180" (1h 36') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 60x180" (3h) (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 32x180" (1h 36') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 48'

Darks: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 19.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.46%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 16.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2570239

RA center: 5h 39' 56"

DEC center: -2° 38' 45"

Pixel scale: 2.256 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.190 degrees

Field radius: 1.829 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae in HaRGB. Huge thanks to Gary Plummer (check him out on Astrobin) for his advice and assistance with the capturing settings of this beautiful deep sky object. Taken over 2 nights and in between clouds.

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Horsehead and Flame Nubulae, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath