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Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Dean Salman
Horsehead and Flame Nebula
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 180

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10 XME

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1200 GTO

Software: Photoshop CC

Filters: Astrodon H-alpha 3nm narrowband filter  ·  Astrodon RGB filter set

Dates:Oct. 10, 2010

Astrodon H-alpha 3nm narrowband filter: 18x600" (3h)
Astrodon RGB filter set: 36x600" (6h)

Integration: 9h

Avg. Moon age: 3.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.05%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 96667

RA center: 05h41m13s

DEC center: -02°0936

Pixel scale: 2.797 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.701 degrees

Field radius: 0.987 degrees

Resolution: 620x413


Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Dean Salman