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Contains:  Horsehead nebula, IC 431, IC 432, IC 434, NGC 2023, NGC 2024, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Flame Nebula and Horsehead Nebula, 


            Christian Kussberger
Flame Nebula and Horsehead Nebula
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Flame Nebula and Horsehead Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Dates:Jan. 8, 2020

Frames:OMEGON Light Pollution Filter: 13x600" 20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 12.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.53%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3265573

RA center: 5h 40' 52"

DEC center: -2° 9' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.607 degrees

Field radius: 0.908 degrees

Resolution: 3315x2443

Locations: Balkon, Ansbach 91522, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


After a year to gain experience and test the equipment, now my second serious deep sky object after orion nebula.



Christian Kussberger
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Flame Nebula and Horsehead Nebula, 


            Christian Kussberger

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