Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  NGC 2023
Horsehead Nebula (IC434), 


Horsehead Nebula (IC434)
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Horsehead Nebula (IC434)

Technical card

Software: Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3

Dates:Jan. 29, 2014

Frames: 8x180" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 27.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.02%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 171222

RA center: 05h40m59s.10

DEC center: -02°2700

Pixel scale: 1.008 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.120 degrees

Field radius: 0.587 degrees

Resolution: 620x820


Telescope details: http://www.itelescope.net/telescope-t3

The skies over my home are overcast for the rest of the week and I wanted some imaging time for the recent M82 supernova, so I purchased some scope time at an online observatory and used some of it to capture IC 434.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Horsehead Nebula (IC434),