Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  The star σOri
Early Horsehead, 



    
        

            Michael Kane
Early Horsehead
Powered byPixInsight

Early Horsehead

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Newton 8" f/4.9

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  EQMOD

Filters: Astronomik Clip CLS CCD

Accessory: Asus eee pc


Dates:Nov. 10, 2013

Frames: 24x300" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 7.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 103753

RA center: 05h40m40s.8

DEC center: -02°2533

Pixel scale: 0.885 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.093 degrees

Field radius: 0.748 degrees


Resolution: 620x952

Locations: My Driveway, West Chester, PA, United States

Description

This is my first quality attempt at the horsehead nebula in Orion.

Comments

Revisions

  • Early Horsehead, 



    
        

            Michael Kane
    Original
  • Final
    Early Horsehead, 



    
        

            Michael Kane
    B

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Early Horsehead, 



    
        

            Michael Kane