The Horsehead | Brian Clary

Brian Clary
Location of photo
Black Forest, Colorado
Date/Time of photo
12-18-2009 9:00 pm MST
Telescope : SPC8 F6.3 Camera: Canon 350D Modified Software : PHD, Nebulosity, TheSky 6, PaintshopPro Exposure: 20x5min ISO 400
The Horsehead nebula (IC434) in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just below Alnitak, the star farthest left on Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. It is approximately 1500 light years from Earth. The exposure is a composite of 20 5 minute frames. The outside temperature was between 15 and 17 degrees F at the times of exposure
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