Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
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Horse Head and Flame Nebula, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle
Horse Head and Flame Nebula
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Horse Head and Flame Nebula

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Horse Head and Flame Nebula, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle
Horse Head and Flame Nebula
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Horse Head and Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ EQ6

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  SGP Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 H-alpha  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B


Dates:Feb. 12, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 H-alpha: 19x900" (4h 45') -5C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R: 42x60" (42') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B: 47x60" (47') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G: 41x60" (41') bin 2x2

Integration: 6h 55'

Avg. Moon age: 6.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.51%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2625370

RA center: 05h40m21s

DEC center: -02°1030

Pixel scale: 1.763 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.482 degrees

Field radius: 0.826 degrees


Resolution: 2648x2092

Locations: Mi casa, Matalascañas, Huelva, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33) is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just to the south of Alnitak, the easternmost star of Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.

The Flame Nebula, designated as NGC 2024, is an emission nebula in the constellation Orion. It is about 900 to 1,500 light-years away.

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Horse Head and Flame Nebula, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle