Location of photoUnited States
Date/Time of photo11/09/13 10:30pm CST
EquipmentOrion ED80 Apochromatic doublet
Sirius EQ-G mount
Canon 1100D imaging camera
Orion SSAG guide camera
Orion 80mm guidescope
DescriptionIC434, the Horsehead Nebula, is a dark Nebula in the constellation Orion. It is located approximately 1500 light years from Earth. To the left of IC434 is the emission nebula NG2024, known as the Flame Nebula. Alnitak is the brightest star in the frame, and is the Eastern most, or left side of “Orion’s Belt”.