IC 434 and HorseNebula

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IC 434 and the Horsehead Nebula in the constellation Orionis

Date: 2010/12/29
Exposure: 36 x 5 minutes , ISO1600
Filter: Baader UHC-S
Camera: unmodified Canon 500D
Telescope: Celestron80ED 80mm FL 600
Mount: Celestron CG5-GT
Guiding: MagZero Mz5-m autoguider and 80/400 guidescope. Maxim DL software
Location: suburban sky, Italy

  1. Erik N Larsen 51 months ago | reply

    Seems processed a bit harshly but it looks like some great data for such a dim target and a unmodded camera , well done.

  2. fabrizio farina 51 months ago | reply


    Thanks Eriknlarsen, I'm not expert in postprocessing. A my friend help me in a new elaboration and result is here :

  3. astrometry.net 50 months ago | reply

    Hello, this is the blind astrometry solver. Your results are:
    (RA, Dec) center:(85.2371651164, -2.4534787705) degrees
    (RA, Dec) center (H:M:S, D:M:S):(05:40:56.920, -2:27:12.524)
    Orientation:133.94 deg E of N

    Pixel scale:6.43 arcsec/pixel

    Parity:Reverse ("Left-handed")
    Field size :1.83 x 1.26 degrees

    Your field contains:
    The star σOri
    The star Alnitak (ζOri)
    The star Alnitak (ζOri)
    IC 434 / Horsehead nebula
    NGC 2023
    NGC 2024
    IC 435

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