Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horse Head, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov
Horse Head
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Horse Head

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS 110

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS 66SD

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Dates:Nov. 5, 2010

Frames: 14x420" ISO1600

Integration: 1.6 hours

Darks: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 28.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.70%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 173906

RA center: 5h 41' 7"

DEC center: -2° 24' 28"

Pixel scale: 4.626 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.605 degrees

Field radius: 0.996 degrees

Resolution: 1290x859

Locations: Bilintsi, near Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Traveller


The image is taken with unmodified 1000D



Ivaylo Stoynov
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Horse Head, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov

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