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

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    IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula, 


            Niels Wilkening
    IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula
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    IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses:Teleskop-Service Newton 8" f/4

    Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT



    Dates:Oct. 1, 2011

    Frames: 50x75"

    Integration: 1.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 4.62 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 22.28%

    Basic astrometry details 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 degrees

    Resolution: 3474x2314

    Locations: Emberger Alm (ITT), Greifenburg, Austria



    Niels Wilkening
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula, 


            Niels Wilkening