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B33 - Horsehead (HaRGB), 


B33 - Horsehead (HaRGB)
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B33 - Horsehead (HaRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: PlaneWave Instruments CDK 14"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro

Mounts: 10 Micron GM 2000 HPS II

Guiding cameras: Unguided

Software: Pleiades PixInsight  ·  ASTAP Astrometric STAcking Program  ·  Photoshop CS6

Filters: Baader Planetarium 2" Filter LRGB  ·  Baader Planetarium h-Alpha 2" 3.5 nm

Accessory: Unihedron Sky Quality Meter SQM-LU  ·  PlaneWave DELTA-T Controller  ·  PlaneWave EFA Kit  ·  PlaneWave 3.5" Hedrick Focuser  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox V2 Ultimate Powerbox v2 UPBv2

Dates:Nov. 21, 2020

Baader Planetarium Baader 2" B: 11x180" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 2" G: 25x180" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 2" R: 16x180" (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium h-Alpha 2" 3.5 nm: 16x600" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 5.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Flat darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 6.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.94%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.80

Temperature: -1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4025936

RA center: 5h 40' 55"

DEC center: -2° 27' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.066 degrees

Field radius: 0.445 degrees

Resolution: 4435x2945

Data source: Backyard


One of the classic targets, but never gets boring. The Horse-Head was the deep space image which made me fall in love in with AP.
The data was gathered in two nights with moderate conditions, some thin clouds and some mist. But I am quite satisfied with the result.



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B33 - Horsehead (HaRGB),