The Horsehead Nebula in Orion. Barnard 33

2006 Dec 16th using a 13 nm Ha Astronomic filter. Exposure 12 x 10 minutes Total 2hrs


2004 September 19th  at the Kelling Heath Star Party, Norfolk, UK
Televue TVNP101 100mm APO refractor 540mm fl.
Sbig ST4 autoguider on G11 Mount
Starlight Xpress HX916 CCD
3 x  5min sub exposures. 15 minute total exposure. No filters

Orion was just rising when this image was captured at about 5.00BST .The night was clear and beautifully dark, just how a proper sky should be. All I need now is the colour exposures and I will have a decent picture !!

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