B33 Horsehead Nebula

B33 Horsehead Nebula
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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: B33 Horsehead Nebula
Apparent RA: 5 41 10  Apparent Dec:-2 27 44
Constellation: Orion
29 Nov 2014
A clear night, but rather misty and murky - so a bright target, B33, The Horsehead Nebula - unfortunately the clouds rolled in after 5x1200s exposures, so the result was rather noisy - some smoothing has been applied.

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This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Astrodon 3nm Ha Coma Corrector 5x1200s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Artemis 429 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Sky 90 Refractor
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Atik 490 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK

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