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NGC2044: The Flame Nebula

NGC 2044 The Flame Nebula with star Alnitak
NGC 2044 The Flame Nebula with star Alnitak

The Flame Nebula

While I was taking widefield shots with my #Canon DSLR and #Redcat51, I was also getting my first attempt in at new targets – including the very bright Flame Nebula.

The Nebula sits right next to the bright left start in Orion’s Belt.
Taken with a ZWO ASI294 & a Celestron 8″ SCT

Capture Details

Frames: 20×180″ (gain: 240.00)
Integration: 1.0 hours
Darks: ~20
Flats: ~25
Bias: ~20
Avg. Moon age: 10.24 days
Avg. Moon phase: 78.59%
Temperature: -12.00

RA center: 5h 41′ 51″
DEC center: -1° 50′ 56″
Pixel scale: 1.069 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 35.984 degrees
Field radius: 0.447 degrees

Full capture details at #astrobin:
https://www.astrobin.com/410s47/

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