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NGC2024 / IC434 - The Flame & Horsehead Nebulas in Orion, 



    
        

            Fran D.
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NGC2024 / IC434 - The Flame & Horsehead Nebulas in Orion

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NGC2024 / IC434 - The Flame & Horsehead Nebulas in Orion

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED f/5.5 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MM Pro Cooled

Mounts: iOptron CEM40

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED f/5.5 APO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Guide Camera

Software: Pixinsight  ·  PhD2  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'n' Astronomy

Filters: Astronomik S2  ·  Astronomik O3  ·  Astronomik HA

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Focus Cube2  ·  ZWO EFW 1.25 8 Position  ·  Pegasus Astro Falcon Rotator  ·  Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox Advance


Dates:Dec. 21, 2020

Frames:
Astronomik HA: 49x300" (4h 5')
Astronomik O3: 30x300" (2h 30')
Astronomik S2: 34x300" (2h 50')

Integration: 9h 25'

Avg. Moon age: 6.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4156141

RA center: 5h 41' 21"

DEC center: -2° 17' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 120.149 degrees

Field radius: 1.179 degrees


Resolution: 4096x2747

Locations: Home - On the driveway, Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Orion is a difficult target for me due to trees to the south of my observing location. At this time of year I am limited to 2 hours a night as it sets in the west. I plan to add more data in the coming weeks.

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NGC2024 / IC434 - The Flame & Horsehead Nebulas in Orion, 



    
        

            Fran D.