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Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
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Horsehead Nebula #2, 


            Molly Wakeling
Horsehead Nebula #2

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade 127ED/APO, f/9

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mount:Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron 102mm F/5 Achromat

Guiding camera:QHY5

Software:Seqence Generator ProPixInsight

Filter:Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm T2

Resolution: 4483x3302

Dates:March 26, 2019

Frames:Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm T2: 17x180" (gain: 139.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 20.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.65%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: -2.00 job: 2607592

RA center: 5h 40' 47"

DEC center: -2° 30' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.799 degrees

Field radius: 0.525

Data source: Backyard


First time using a hydrogen alpha filter! Can't wait for more!
I was having some issues with guiding, so I couldn't take any longer than 3-minute subs :(
This as in a good bit of light pollution too, so that's exciting!



Molly Wakeling
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Horsehead Nebula #2, 


            Molly Wakeling