Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  IC 431  ·  IC 432  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  Orion B  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
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Around Alnitak (IC 434....), 


            Frank Lothar Unger
Around Alnitak (IC 434....)
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Around Alnitak (IC 434....)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: LACERTA Teleskop Austria ED APO 72/432 Flat

Imaging cameras: Canon eos 600da

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 goto synscan

Software: Photoscape  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader 2" UHC-S Filter

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4222263

RA center: 5h 41' 36"

DEC center: -2° 19' 15"

Pixel scale: 1.996 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 331.629 degrees

Field radius: 1.336 degrees

Resolution: 3714x3072

Data source: Backyard


IC 434, captured out of my Window (after cooling down the room and all the equipment).
154x30 sec. ISO 800, Canon 600da, Flats, Darks.
Sadly Orion was already going down in the western sky and there are a lot of streetlights.....


Sky plot

Sky plot


Around Alnitak (IC 434....), 


            Frank Lothar Unger