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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 423, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 1990, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), The star 31Ori, The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star σOri
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Orion belt, Horse head and flame nebula, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
Orion belt, Horse head and flame nebula
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Orion belt, Horse head and flame nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Vixen VSD 100

Imaging camera:SBIG STF 8300M

Mount:Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 60mm Guidescope

Guiding camera:SBIG STi mono

Focal reducer:Vixen VSD reducer 0.79x

Software:PhotoshopRegistarThe SkyXPixinsightImages Plus

B: 18x180" -30C bin 1x1
G: 20x180" -30C bin 1x1
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 16x600" -30C bin 1x1
Baader L: 24x180" -30C bin 1x1
R: 18x180" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.7 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 3285725

RA center: 5h 35' 29"

DEC center: -1° 44' 13"

Pixel scale: 6.245 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 325.773 degrees

Field radius: 2.905 degrees

Resolution: 3000x1488

Data source: Traveller


Orion belt, Horse head and flame nebula

This image is two panel mosaic

Optic: VIXEN VSD100 at F3
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Camera: SBIG STF8300M
Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) LRGB
Guider: SBIG STi on 60mm GuideScope
Exposure: Ha: 16x600s L: 24x 180s R:18x 180s G:20x180s B:18x180s
Binning: All 1x1
Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias
CCD Sensor Temp: -30c
Dithering: Yes
Software: TheSkyX, ImagesPlus, Registar, PixInsight, Photoshop



Amir H. Abolfath
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Orion belt, Horse head and flame nebula, 


            Amir H. Abolfath