H-alpha enhanced LRGB image of the Horsehead Nebula in Orion.

Photographer
Hal Heaton
Email
halhjr@gmail.com
Location of photo
Halifx, NS
Date/Time of photo
Several Days from September 2016 to March 2017
Equipment
Planewave CDK (Corrected Dall-Kirkham) reflector (24" aperture)
Description
Made from greyscale images taken with the 24" Twitter-controlled robotic telescope at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory at St. Mary's University in Halifax NS

One thought on “H-alpha enhanced LRGB image of the Horsehead Nebula in Orion.

  1. Hal HeatonHal Heaton Post author

    This image was made from unguided 1-sec subexposures with 2×2 binning (all of which are Observatory requirements), which were integrated to produce master images at Ha (for 1.27 hrs), LUM (1.17 hrs), Red (0.97 hrs), Green (0.47 hrs) and Blue (0.80 hrs). Al broadband data were collected when the moon was below the horizon, and Ha data were obtained when the moon was less than ~ 16% illuminated.

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