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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Flame Nebula, IC 432, IC 434, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, Orion B, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024), 



    
        

            Henning Schmidt
Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024)
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Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 183M  ·  QHYCCD QHY 183C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Software: Adobe PS CS2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen


Dates:March 18, 2018Jan. 2, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm: 14x600" (gain: 20.00) -40C
RGB: 24x300" (gain: 20.00) -30C

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 13.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3582721

RA center: 5h 40' 18"

DEC center: -2° 20' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.209 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.359 degrees

Field radius: 1.013 degrees


Resolution: 5020x3348

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Mix of multiple source

Description

Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024) – Composite with Halpha (QHY 183M, 14x600sec, -40°C) from 02.01.2019 und RGB (QHY 183C, 24x300sec, -30°C) from 09.03.2018; Gain 20, Offset 30, new version.

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Henning Schmidt
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Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024), 



    
        

            Henning Schmidt