Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula

Photographer
Joshua Rhoades
Email
gwatergeo@gmail.com
Location of photo
Elkhart, Illinois
Date/Time of photo
January 18, 2018
Equipment
Canon T3i (LPF2 mod) with Astronomik UHC Filter; Canon 6D; Stellarvue SV80A with 0.8x FF/FR; Celestron Advanced VX (guided)
Description
The Horsehead nebula is dark nebula composed of interstellar dust that blocks starlight as well as the ionized gasses which comprise IC434 (the bright red emission nebula that is the backdrop of the Horsehead Nebula). The Flame Nebula on the left is a reflection nebula that is lit by nearby Alnitak (one of Orion's three belt stars).
Website
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