Horsehead Nebula (IC 434)

It is a now a good time to image and visually observe the Orion Nebula since it can now be found in the Eastern sky.  For those with binoculars, Orion is an easy target. The Horsehead Nebula is located just to the south of the star Alnitak, which is the star that is farthest east onContinue reading “Horsehead Nebula (IC 434)”

My first 30 minute sub exposure of the Horsehead Nebula.

Taken in HA and processed in pseudo color in Photoshop. This single exposure was taken with the QSI 583wsg camera on the Celestron C11 EdgeHD at f7. An updated photo that shows the impact of stacking a few additional narrowband images.