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Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Barry E.
Horsehead Nebula
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Horsehead Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen ED80Sf

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 40D

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Field Flattener Type II

Software: Nebulosity

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"  ·  Ha


Dates:Jan. 1, 2012Jan. 10, 2012

Frames:
Ha: 33x600"
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2": 38x300"

Integration: 8.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88087

RA center: 5h 40' 45"

DEC center: -2° 22' 51"

Pixel scale: 9.153 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.630 degrees

Field radius: 1.557 degrees


Resolution: 1024x672

Locations: Mocksville, None; NC, None

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Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Barry E.