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Observation by Ian Rothwell: IC434 (Horsehead Nebula)

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Ian Rothwell

Observer

Ian Rothwell

Observed

2020 Jan 18 - 22:09

Uploaded

2020 Jan 19 - 17:49

Objects

IC434

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h40m
Dec: -02°35'
Position angle: -159°15'

Field size

0°52' × 0°59'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150P
  • ZWO ASI1600MMPro-Cool
  • ZWO EFW
  • Baader H-alpha, OIII ans SII filters
Exposure

combination of Ha, OIII and SII stacked in monocrome

Location

Bournemouth

Target name

IC434 (Horsehead Nebula)

Title

IC434 (Horsehead Nebula)

About this image

My first image of 2020, after the cloud/rain for the last three months.

There's a lot of noise in this image which was due to camera cooling issues, which I later discovered was a power supply issue.

 

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