Horsehead Nebula photographed in late 2019
Horsehead Nebula photographed in late 2019

The Horsehead Nebula & NGC2023

With all the time I’ve spent on #Orion, it’s surprising that I’ve never done the Horsehead Nebula (which is right next to the left star in Orion’s belt). One long, cold & moonless night later… I think I’ve got another photo to put to canvas!

Capture Details

Frames: 28×240″ (gain: 240.00)
Integration: 1.9 hours
Darks: ~25
Flats: ~20
Bias: ~25
Avg. Moon age: 3.92 days
Avg. Moon phase: 16.41%
Temperature: -12.00

RA center: 5h 41′ 12″
DEC center: -2° 28′ 30″
Pixel scale: 1.870 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 35.511 degrees
Field radius: 0.468 degrees

Complete capture details on Astrobin:

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