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Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
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Horse Head Nebula, 





    
        

            Hilmi Al-Kindy
Horse Head Nebula

Horse Head Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:OPT 8" RC

Imaging camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Mount:Losmandy G11

Guiding telescope or lens:OPT 8" RC

Guiding camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Software:Maxim DL

Filters:Baader Planetarium H-AlphaOIII

Resolution: 1606x1198

Dates:Oct. 19, 2013Oct. 22, 2013

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H-Alpha: 16x1200" bin 2x2
OIII: 7x1200" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 7.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 16.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.71%

Temperature: 27.50

Astrometry.net job: 86870

RA center: 85.252 degrees

DEC center: -2.466 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.357 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.787 degrees

Field radius: 0.377 degrees

Locations: Home, Qurm, Oman

Description

This is processed with Pixinsight and MaximDL. Could do with more OIII data, but I am proud with what I have managed to achieve. I consider this my best image ever.

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Horse Head Nebula, 





    
        

            Hilmi Al-Kindy