Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

B33, the Horsehead nebula

Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber
The famous Horsehead nebula B33 is a dark cloud silhouetted against the glowing hydrogen cloud IC434. The Flame nebula NGC2024 is located just under the brightest star in the image (Zeta Orionis, Alnitak). The reflection nebula NGC2023 is located around the star near the middle of the image.

Telescope:
Vixen R130S, 5.1" Newton Telescope on Super Polaris GEM, 20mm eyepiece
Camera
Nikon FM2
Exposure:
20 min.
Date:
16 January 1999
Processing:
Removing of the worst guiding errors visible at the brightest stars
 


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