The Horsehead Nebula


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Date Taken:
Mazlin
IC 434
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
01-22-2011
Description

To the tune of "Mr. Ed" (well, kinda...):

A Horse is a Horse, of course, of course, but few have images like this, of course; that is, of course, unless the source is the famous CTIO (with our new Planewave mount, of course)

Total exposure was 28.5 hours.

An older and wider field version of this region can be found here

 

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
(HaR)(HaRGB), Ha 19 hours, Red 4.5 hrs, Green 2 hrs, Blue 3 hrs.
Camera:
Apogee U9
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Planewave 200HR
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