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Contains:  Flame Nebula, IC 434, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Orion B, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Angelo F. Gambino
Horsehead Nebula
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Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED Refractor APO

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MC Color

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely

Accessory: ZWO EFW 1,25" Mini Filters Wheel

Dates:Feb. 28, 2019

Frames: 93x300"

Integration: 7.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.67%

Basic astrometry details job: 3426269

RA center: 5h 40' 30"

DEC center: -2° 30' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.310 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.753 degrees

Field radius: 1.062 degrees

Resolution: 4656x3520

Data source: Backyard


IC434 (also known as the Horsehead Nebula) taken with a narrow-band (7nm) Hydrogen Alpha filter from Palermo (Sicily, Italy)



Angelo F. Gambino
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Horsehead Nebula, 


            Angelo F. Gambino