IC 434
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 Barnard 33/IC 434

"Horsehead Nebula"

  • TYPE:  Dark/Emission Nebula
  • RA: 05h 40.9'
  • DEC:  -02degrees 28'
  • SIZE:  6' X 4'
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  NA
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  NA
  • CONSTELLATION:  Orion
  • DISTANCE:  1200 Light Years
  • DIAMETER:  1 Light Year

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-11, FL 2800 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  None
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -10 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  2 X 2 (765 X 510)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  20 minutes
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  1
  • FILM SPEED:  N/A
  • DATE/TIME:  10-10-1999 / 12:31:25 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Vallecitos Station County Campground, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  Unknown
  • HUMIDITY:  Unknown

 

Image by Kevin Hearst 

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-14, FL 3911 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector, on Paramount GT1100 mount.
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3, Mounted in Ted Agos Universal adpater
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  Astrodon Hydrogen-alpha
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -15 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  2 X 2 (756 X 510)
  • TOTAL EXPOSURE TIME:  120 minutes
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  4
  • FILM SPEED:  N/A
  • DATE/TIME:  01-17-2005 / 07:33:51 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  61 Degrees
  • HUMIDITY:  34 Percent

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-11, FL 2800 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  None
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -10 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  1 X 1 (1530 X 120)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  90 minutes
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  1
  • FILM SPEED:  N/A
  • DATE/TIME:  10-10-1999 / Before the top one! 10:45:50 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Vallecitos Station County Campground, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  Unknown
  • HUMIDITY:  Unknown

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