IC 434 Horsehead Nebula

IC 434

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Object: IC 434 Constellation Orion

Distance: 1600 light years

Date(s) Taken: October 31, 2005

Telescope: Orion XT-10 / Losmandy G11 / Gemini

Focal Length: 1254 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 1.27 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 2 hours total duration

9 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

3 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

3 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

3 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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