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The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection), 



    
        

            Daniele Gasparri
The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection)
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The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection)

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The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection), 



    
        

            Daniele Gasparri
The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection)
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The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher 130PDS
Imaging Cameras
ZWO optical ASI 2600 MC Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ5 Autoguider
Software
Pixinsight · Adobe Photoshop 2 CS · MaxIm DL 5
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher 130PDS
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI224mc ASI224mc

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 9, 2021
Frames:
24x600" (4h)
Integration:
4h
Avg. Moon age:
5.24 days
Avg. Moon phase:
27.98%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5205316

RA center: 05h41m40s.8

DEC center: -02°1026

Pixel scale: 1.260 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.720 degrees

Field radius: 1.119 degrees

Resolution: 3989x4999

Locations: Atacama, Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

Data source: Backyard

Description

I made some modifications to the 130 PDS Newton to avoid asymmetrical halos around the stars and I got it tested to the Horsehead Nebula. It's a shame that a reflection of one of the stars of the Orion's belt has been intercepted by the coma corrector and destroyed the image.

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The Horsehead Nebula (with a nasty reflection), 



    
        

            Daniele Gasparri