Horsehead & Flame Nebulae

Horsehead & Flame Nebulae

The Horsehead and Flame Nebulas in Orion from my driveway with a last quarter moon under Bortle 6+ skies. William Optics Redcat 250/51 mm telescope Optolong L-Pro broadband light pollution reduction filter, ZWO ASI 533 MC Pro at -10C, gain 1.01, 112 minutes of exposure in 60” subs. Camera control and polar alignment with a ZWO ASIAIR and iPad. Vixen Polarie single axis unguided mount on a vintage Sanford & Davis tripod. Drizzle stacked and processed with BlurXTerminator, NoiseXTerminator, and StarXTerminator plugins in Pixinsight. Final crop and exposure adjustment in Photoshop.

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Date Taken: 2020-12-08




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