Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2024  ·  NGC2024
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NGC 2024 Flame Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2024 Flame Nebula

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NGC 2024 Flame Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2024 Flame Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX140T

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY268C

Mounts: Software Bisque MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX140T

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFX-1 Flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

Filters: RADIAN 2” TRIAD NARROW BAND Tri Band Filter

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2 UPBv2


Dates:Jan. 3, 2021Jan. 5, 2021Jan. 6, 2021Jan. 9, 2021Jan. 10, 2021Jan. 11, 2021Jan. 13, 2021Jan. 14, 2021Jan. 15, 2021

Frames:RADIAN 2” TRIAD NARROW BAND Tri Band Filter: 132x750" -9C bin 1x1

Integration: 27.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 16.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.74

Temperature: 9.38


Astrometry.net job: 4183126

RA center: 5h 41' 52"

DEC center: -1° 50' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.803 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.378 degrees

Field radius: 0.418 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2250

Locations: Home Base, Del Mar, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light using new SVX140T. I went with the Trad filter initially due to moon phase and just kept collecting data for 8 days because conditions were really good. Special thanks to Ron Brecher (Astrodoc) for teaching me some of the finer points in PI processing.

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NGC 2024 Flame Nebula, 



    
        

            Gene