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Photographer:

Marco Cipriani

Email:

marco.cipriani.01@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Zagarolo, Rome, Italy

Date/Time of photo:

27th December 2018

Equipment:

Sky-Watcher 200mm f/5 Newtonian telescope, EQ5 mount with handmade GoTo, Nikon D3300 (not cooled or astro-modified), no filters or correctors, autoguiding with PHD2 and a QHY5L-II, mount and camera control via INDI (Linux), autofocus with homemade focuser

Description:

The Horsehead Nebula is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located to the south of Alnitak, a star of Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. Processing in Astro Pixel Processor and GIMP, 52x240 seconds @ISO 800, flats, bias frames, darks and darkflats.

Website:

http://marcocipriani01.github.io

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