The Horsehead Nebula, Dark Nebula, Orion
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Astro-Physics 175EDF f6
AP 3600GTO "El Capitan"
January 2014. Cave Creek Canyon Observatory, Arizona Sky Village
- H-Alpha - 5nm (Astrodon) 47x15 mins = 705 mins
Total Exposure Time = 11h 45m
Data Imaged remotely over 4 nights (Jan 6, 8, 9, & 10, 2014).
This region (IC 434) is part of the Orion Molecular cloud. The Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33) is the distinctive Dark Nebula which gives the region its name.
© 2015, David A. Churchill