"The Horsehead and Flame Nebulae".
The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33 in emission nebula IC 434) is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just to the south of the star Alnitak, which is farthest east on Orion's Belt.The Flame Nebula, designated as NGC 2024, is an emission nebula.It is about 900 to 1,500 light-years away.
Instrument: Bintel 8" Newtonian Astrograph.
Focal Ratio: F/4
Camera: Pentax K-x
Camera Sensitivity: iso 6400
Exposure Details: 30 second Subs x 34 + Master dark and Flat.
Date: 3rd December 2010
Viewing Location: Heathcote, ASV LMDSS
Software Enchancements: DSS PS CS2
Comments: First time at the ASV Star party
Seeing conditions: 9
Author: Paul Albers
Fri Mar 18 00:10:32 2011