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Horsehead nebula - IC434

Today we have something special on our timetable, we try to get a pic of the famous horsehead nebula. We are very happy with the result, look at the beautiful shadows an colors. The horsehead and flame nebula are sharp and give a nice contrast to the scene.


Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Esprit-100ED 550mm F/5,5 APO Triplet

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI 2600MC Pro

Mount: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescope: Evoguide 50ED 242mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MM Mini

Software: AstroPixelProcessor, ZWO ASIAIR Pro, Photoshop


Dates: February 19 2021

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland

Frames: 23x600" (gain: 0)

Integration: 230 minutes

Darks: 30 Frames

Flats: 40 Frames

Bias: 100 Frames

Moon phase: 50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4



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