IC 434 – Horse Head Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light

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Target Information
The horse head neubla is a diffuse nebula of cloud and dust.
Date
October 2005
Camera
SBIG 2000XM -20C
Filters
Schuler HA 9nm
Exposure
Total Time: 30 minutes
HA: 30 minutes
Telescope
William Optics 80ED
Mount
Paramount ME
Processing
CCDSoft V5, MaximDL & Photoshop
Notes
This was a quick 30 minute test shot with the HA filter
Target Location
Right Ascension: 5 : 41.3 (hours:minutes)
Declination: -2 : 26.9 (degrees:minutes)
Visual Brightness: 11.0 (magnitude)
Apparent Dimension: 1.5 (degrees)