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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic, 



    
        

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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic

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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic, 



    
        

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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic
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Horsehead and Flame Nebula 2x3 Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED152 APO f/8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: Meade LX850 Starlock

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LX850 Starlock

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 3" Field Flattener & .7X Focal Reducer - FFFR507X-00

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: ZWO Ha 36mm

Accessory: Meade Starlock AutoGuider


Dates:Dec. 8, 2020

Frames: 30x300" (2h 30')

Integration: 2h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 22.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4076821

RA center: 5h 39' 54"

DEC center: -2° 17' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.911 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.364 degrees

Field radius: 1.436 degrees


Resolution: 7557x8460

Locations: MJF Memorial Observatory, Casper, WY, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Here's a second mosaic of the Horsehead and Flame Nebula region in Orion. I was able to take 4 more panels on 8 Dec 2020, and I combined the 2 panels from 6 December 2020 to make this photo, taken in H-alpha light.

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