NGC 2023 - Horsehead and Flame Region in Orion

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The Horsehead and Flame Nebulae region in the constellation Orion. The horse head shape is silhouetted against a backdrop of illuminated hydrogen gas.

This image was taken from Samphran, Thailand, using a 300mm F3.0 telescope, and is the result of approximately 39 hours taken through L, R, G, B, Hydrogen-alpha and Sulfur 2 filters. Processing assistance by Gumusayak. #NA4MT

Object details

Nebula in Orion

Right Ascension: 05h 41m 37.9s

Declination: −02° 15′ 52″

Magnitude: 6.8

Moon Age Average: N/A

Moon Phase Average: N/A

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Imaging Setup

Location:

SC Observatory, Central Thailand

Date:
Nov 12, 2016, Nov 18, 2016, Nov 26, 2016, Dec 9, 2016, Dec 10, 2016, Dec 16, 2016, Dec 24, 2016, Feb 9, 2017 and Feb 10, 2017
Telescope:
Officina Stellare Veloce RH 300
Focal Length:
900 mm
F-Ratio:
F/3
Mount:
10 Micron GM 3000
Camera:
FLI PL 29050
Image Scale:
1.26 arcseconds/pixel
Imaging Software:

Maxim DL 6

Processing Software:

Adobe Photoshop

PixInsight 1.8


Exposure Detail

Filter Filter Brand Bin Qty Exposure
L Custom Scientific 1x 40 600
L Custom Scientific 1x 44 240
L Custom Scientific 1x 14 240
R Custom Scientific 2x 40 180
R Custom Scientific 1x 25 60
R Custom Scientific 2x 31 150
G Custom Scientific 2x 35 180
G Custom Scientific 1x 44 60
B Custom Scientific 2x 36 180
B Custom Scientific 1x 25 60
Ha Custom Scientific 1x 64 300
Ha Custom Scientific 1x 20 360
Ha Custom Scientific 1x 43 420
Ha Custom Scientific 1x 2 480
Ha Custom Scientific 1x 3 600
S2 Custom Scientific 2x 28 900


Total Exposure Time

39 hours, 3 minutes

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