Horsehead Nebula with STL-4020M camera                  Click on photo to return to 'Diffuse Nebulae'                          Home
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 IC 434     Horsehead nebula

Magnitude: 30.0
Equatorial: RA: 05h 41m 38s   Dec: -02°26'31"(current)
Horizon: Azim: 241°21'22"   Alt: +26°38'55"
Size: 60.0 x 60.0
Visibility: Rise 12:32,  Set 00:24
Transit time: 18:26  
Object type: Nebula
Constellation: ORI
Remarks: Horsehead nebula
Dreyer description : Nebula, 60' long, south from zeta Ori.


Photo Specifications:

     TELESCOPE:  80 mm Celestron APO  F/8
            CAMERA:  'SBIG'  STL-4020M & Baader Filters
CAMERA TEMP:  Temp. = -30 C
                   DATE: 03/04/12-03/09/12

Filter
Total
Exposure  time
Sub-frame
 Exposure time
Number  of Sub-frames
Binning
Luminance
1x1
Red
1 hr
1200 sec
5
1x1
Green
1 hr
1200 sec
5
1x1
Blue
1 hr
1200 sec
5
1x1
Other





Processing:    MaxIm DL  v4.62; Aquire data, calibrate, align, color combine;  Photoshop CS2