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Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
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The Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33), 





    
        

            Luca Marinelli

The Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33)

Technical card

Resolution: 2346x3190

Dates:Dec. 5, 2018Dec. 6, 2018Dec. 7, 2018Dec. 8, 2018Dec. 9, 2018Dec. 18, 2018Dec. 19, 2018Jan. 25, 2019Jan. 28, 2019Feb. 19, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm: 1x120" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm: 63x30" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm: 2x45" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm: 39x60" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - G 36mm: 106x30" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - G 36mm: 41x60" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - R 36mm: 16x120" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - R 36mm: 52x60" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - R 36mm: 25x90" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Narrowband 3nm Ha: 6x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Narrowband 3nm Ha: 47x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 13.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.43%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 2550289

Locations: Home Observatory, Schenectady, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The iconic Horsehead Nebula in Orion imaged with a TS ONTC 10in f4 Newtonian and ZWO ASI1600MM Pro.

RGB data: Gain 76, Offset 30
Ha data: Gain 139, Offset 50

Target is too low on the horizon in light polluted part of the sky to acquire meaningful Luminance data. Luminance was synthesized from RGB and Ha data in Pixinsight.

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Luca Marinelli
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    The Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33), 





    
        

            Luca Marinelli
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Version optimized for viewing on non-wide gamut monitors (fits inside sRGB color space).

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The Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33), 





    
        

            Luca Marinelli