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The Horsehead and Flame Nebula in Orion

The Horsehead and Flame Nebula in Orion

B33 - the 'Horsehead' - is a dark nebula, superimposed on a stretch of glowing hydrogen gas.
The 'Flame Nebula' ( NGC2024) is located in this image below Alnitak ( Zeta Orionis), the 'left' star of Orion's Belt.

Canon EOS 20D
Modified Canon 20D mounted on a TMB 80mm/F6 + Televue 0.8x reducer/flattener. Halpha ( Astronomik Ha, 13nm): 12x600sec/ISO800; RGB ( IDAS-LPS): 15x300sec/ISO800. Calibration and stacking, averaging, color balancing, sharpening in Images Plus and Photoshop CS2. full exif

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alexn 15-Aug-2009 10:02
This is a great shot.

I have got to say, Seeing your images from the TMB 80/480 definitely makes me glad I just bought one!

Can't wait for it now!