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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Flame Nebula NGC 2024, 





    
        

            astropical
Flame Nebula NGC 2024

Flame Nebula NGC 2024

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Imaging telescope or lens:TS-Optics 71SDQ

Imaging camera:Nikon D5300

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Software:Deepsky StackerPhotoshop CS2

Resolution: 1920x1080

Dates:Oct. 25, 2019

Frames: 85x30"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.04%

Astrometry.net job: 3008938

RA center: 5h 41' 14"

DEC center: -1° 52' 22"

Pixel scale: 5.614 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.962 degrees

Field radius: 1.718

Data source: Backyard

Description

In spite of thin clouds crossing I kept as many frames as possible for best noise performance. Sorry, indeed, my post processing "skill" is aweful. The bright stars need to be processed separately but it is so good learning that images like this can be realised with small-scale gear in relatively short time -- a rewarding hobby.

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Flame Nebula NGC 2024, 





    
        

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