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





    
        

            Insight Observatory
Barnard 33 (IC 434) - The Horsehead Nebula

Barnard 33 (IC 434) - The Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 795x908

Dates:Jan. 24, 2019

Frames:
Baader Blue: 7x300" -42C bin 2x2
Baader Green: 7x300" -42C bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 10x300" -42C bin 1x1
Baader Red: 7x300" -42C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.6 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Flat darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 18.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2862414

RA center: 85.207 degrees

DEC center: -2.492 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.759 degrees

Field radius: 0.409 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

The Horsehead Nebula is a small 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.

Image processed by Utkarsh Mishra using free public data from Insight Observatory's image set repository "Starbase".

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Barnard 33 (IC 434) - The Horsehead Nebula, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory