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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Davide Coverta
Horsehead Nebula
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Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TSAPO65Q

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 WS

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TSAPO65Q

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Astrodon True balance R  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series G  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series L  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-alpha

Dates:Feb. 15, 2019

Astrodon 5nm H-alpha : 16x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series B: 6x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series G: 6x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series L: 35x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 6x900" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.71%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2567915

RA center: 5h 41' 30"

DEC center: -2° 15' 36"

Pixel scale: 2.638 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.205 degrees

Field radius: 1.465 degrees

Resolution: 3200x2400

Locations: Astrobioparco Oasi di Felizzano, Felizzano, Alessandria, Italy

Data source: Own remote observatory



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Horsehead Nebula, 


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