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Dewy Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Dewy Horsehead Nebula
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Dewy Horsehead Nebula

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Dewy Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Dewy Horsehead Nebula
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Dewy Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deepsky Stacker

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:Nov. 2, 2013

Frames: 6x300" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 28.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 90254

RA center: 05h41m12s.0

DEC center: -02°0845

Pixel scale: 1.097 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 101.031 degrees

Field radius: 0.877 degrees


Resolution: 4940x2955

Description

Optics dewed up and only got half an hour, hence why Alnitak is blowing out half the frame. :-)

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Dewy Horsehead Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward