The Horsehead

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Description:

The Horsehead Nebula, B33.

The gaseous right side of the image is a portion of IC 434, an emission nebula.


Constellation that it's located in: Orion


Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.


For more information on The Horsehead Nebula:

Wikipedia


Date: 8 Dec 2006

Scope and f/: Celestron N11GPS at f/10.

Mount: ATS Portable Pier and APT Wedge.

Guiding: SBIG STV Deluxe

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M

Camera temperature: -20C

Camera binning: 3 x 3

Number of images and exposure: 20 - 5 minute images.

Filters: AstroDon Hydrogen Alpha

Image Calibration: Darks

Planning, control, capture and processing with: I didn't record programs used.



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