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Contains:  Flame Nebula, IC 434, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Orion B, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Nathan Morgan (Th...
Horsehead and Flame Nebula
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics F81GT APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100  ·  Nikon d90 MonoTec Cooled Modified Nikon D90

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion thin OAG

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm 2"

Dates:Jan. 5, 2016

57x300" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 7nm 2": 29x900" 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 25.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3548829

RA center: 5h 40' 52"

DEC center: -2° 18' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.702 degrees

Field radius: 0.838 degrees

Resolution: 2244x1753

Locations: Backyard Observatory, Austin, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


HorseHead Nebula / Flame Nebula
HA 7nm - 7 Hours 15 Minutes (29x900)
RGB - 4 hours 45 minutes
Total Integration 12 Hours


Nathan Morgan (Th...
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Horsehead and Flame Nebula, 


            Nathan Morgan (Th...