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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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Orion's Horse, 


            Tudor Chibacu
Orion's Horse
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Orion's Horse

Technical card

OPTOLONG 31mm Ha, Oiii and S2: 150x180" (gain: 200.00)
Baader Planetarium LRGB 31mm: 65x60" (gain: 75.00)

Integration: 8.6 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3266369

RA center: 5h 40' 35"

DEC center: -2° 31' 22"

Pixel scale: 3.862 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.512 degrees

Field radius: 1.824 degrees

Resolution: 2101x2675

Locations: Home Observatory Bortle 7, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


HaRGB image from good old Bortle 7.
My own house and a big tree in the way so my window of shooting Orion is about 2 hours per night.
Luckily, it's a bright and forgiving target.



Tudor Chibacu
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Orion's Horse, 


            Tudor Chibacu