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Contains:  NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Horse Head Nebula, 


            John Michael Bell...
Horse Head Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 6360x4338

Dates:Oct. 1, 2019

Frames:Optolong L-eNhance 2": 60x200" (gain: 150.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 3.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.57%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 2958116

RA center: 5h 41' 6"

DEC center: -2° 22' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.274 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.810 degrees

Field radius: 0.293

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


HI everyone,
Not much explanation here, we're all familiar with this target. I will say that I finally am starting to have success with the L-enhance. I also just had one of those nights where the skies were clear and equipment worked on par. Hope you enjoy & thanks for stopping by.



John Michael Bell...
License: Attribution Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Horse Head Nebula, 


            John Michael Bell...