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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, IC 435, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB-Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Horsehead Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB-Ha
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Horsehead Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB-Ha

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHYCFW3-7 Poistion 50mm


Dates:Jan. 20, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 58x60" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 55x60" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 120x30" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 60x60" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm: 8x180" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3209760

RA center: 5h 41' 6"

DEC center: -2° 19' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.530 degrees

Field radius: 1.145 degrees


Resolution: 9561x6240

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Eric Walden
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Horsehead Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB-Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden