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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Horsehead Nebula · B 33 Dark Nebula in Orion Constellation

Size: 6' x 4' Magnitude: N/A Also known as LDN 1630
Credit: ESO
Uploaded by Moccers Western Cape, South Africa
Size: 5,820 × 3,780 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
ISO: 200
Uploaded by Doug_Alcona
Size: 462 × 599 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
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Size: 1,024 × 761 px
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Size: 4,460 × 2,908 px
Visual Field: 2.6º
ISO: 1,600
Uploaded by schwim AZ, United States
Size: 4,458 × 3,551 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
Uploaded by peaches
Size: 1,825 × 1,159 px
Visual Field: 0.7º

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Hourly Elevation Jan 22

Horsehead Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

5h 40m 54s
-2º 28' 00''
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