IC434 The Horsehead / B33 nebula in Orion in Hydrogen Alpha (HA)

(Under a full moon)

Right Ascension = 05:40:09 (h:m:s), Declination = -02:28:00 (deg:m:s)
Magnitude = n/a, Size = 22' 46" x 31' 17" arc minutes

IC434/B33 The Horsehead nebula in Orion, Hydrogen Alpha (HA) version.

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Optics: Celestron C8 @ f6.3    adapter: Celestron .63 reducer
Date: 03/17/2006    Time: 03:21:00 UTC
Exposure: (2 images x 1800 and 2 images of 600 seconds each exposure) Schuler HA 10nm filter
Resolution: 1200x1600 cropped to 1145x1572, reduced (575x787) medium
Guiding: SBIG ST-2000xm (TC237 guider)
Acquisition: SBIG ST-2000XM camera and CFW8-A (Custom Scientific) filter wheel
Software: SBIG CCDOPS ver 5.40 build 6NT
notes: Dark added to each image. Images added and combined in CCDSoft. Taken under a full moon.

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© , 2006
Last edited:9/4/2006, by Don Lewis, Wye Mountain Observatory