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IC434 Horesehead Nebula, 


            Ray Ellersick
IC434 Horesehead Nebula
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IC434 Horesehead Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP101is

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT-8300M

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP101is

Guiding cameras: SBIG FW8G-STT

Software: Nebulosity

Filters: Baader Planetariun CCD-Filter R  ·  Baader Planetariun CCD-Filter B  ·  Baader Planetariun CCD-Filter G

Dates:Nov. 4, 2013

Frames: 15x120" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 1.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.25%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 173421

RA center: 05h41m03s.8

DEC center: -02°1557

Orientation: 122.367 degrees

Field radius: 0.922 degrees

Resolution: 620x479

Locations: Coyote Lake Regional Park, Gilroy, CA, United States


Taken through NP101is telescope using an SBIG STT-8300 CCD camera using separate filters for red, green, and blue. The image was made with five 2-minute exposures for each filter.


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IC434 Horesehead Nebula, 


            Ray Ellersick