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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Orion B, The star Alnitak (ζOri)
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


            Marco Rapino
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ToupTek G-1200-KMB Mono Guider

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D2

Accessory: Omegon 2 channel dew strap controller

Dates:Dec. 24, 2019Dec. 25, 2019

Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D2: 18x600" ISO400
Optolong L-eNhance 2": 13x1200" ISO800

Integration: 7.3 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 28.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3577500

RA center: 5h 41' 11"

DEC center: -2° 24' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.704 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.135 degrees

Field radius: 1.222 degrees

Resolution: 4470x2585

Data source: Backyard



Marco Rapino
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


            Marco Rapino
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    Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 


            Marco Rapino