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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri)

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IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula, 


            Niels Wilkening
IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula

IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Teleskop-Service Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT



Resolution: 3474x2314

Dates:Oct. 1, 2011

Frames: 50x75"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.28% job: 83799

RA center: 5h 41' 24"

DEC center: -2° 4' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.803 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 27.905 degrees

Field radius: 1.045

Locations: Emberger Alm (ITT), Greifenburg, Austria



Niels Wilkening
License: None (All rights reserved)

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IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula, 


            Niels Wilkening