Horsehead Nebula - Steves Place

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Horsehead Nebula

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Date: January 20th 2012
Location: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

The Horsehead Nebula is an dark nebula situated just south of Alnitak on Orion's Belt.

Constellation: Orion
Distance: 1500 light years
Magnitude: 6.8
Classification: Barnard 33, IC434

Mount: NEQ6 Pro
Camera: Canon 450D astro modified
Filter: Astronomik CLS clip filter
Scope/Lens: SkyWatcher Equinox ED120
Guide Scope: None
Guide Camera: None

Exposure #1 (RGB)
3 x 120 Seconds @ ISO 1600
Exposure #2 (RGB)
3 x 60 Seconds @ ISO 1600
Exposure #3 (RGB)
3 x 30 Seconds @ ISO 1600
5 Darks, 5 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

Processing: 0 hours, 10 minutes, 30 seconds

Software: Backyard EOS, Adobe Photoshop

 
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