Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula  ·  IC 434  ·  IC 435  ·  NGC 2023  ·  NGC 2024  ·  Orion B  ·  The star Alnitak (ζOri)  ·  The star σOri
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IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae
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IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae

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IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae
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IC434 Horsehead & NGC2024 Flame Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool pro ASI1600MM-PRO

Software: SGP  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)


Dates:Dec. 21, 2020

Frames: 36x300" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 6.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.19%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4110450

RA center: 5h 40' 35"

DEC center: -2° 23' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.640 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.697 degrees

Field radius: 1.062 degrees


Resolution: 2048x2048

Data source: Backyard

Description

Final Astro Image of 2020 for me. Added another hour of Ha (Hydrogen Alpha) exposures to my IC434 Horsehead Nebula. Got a fair bit of extra detail. Will capture the same amount of OIII to create a colour image after I sort out my Mounts sticking RA movement. A service is overdue.

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