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Barnard 33 the Horsehead nebula

Barnard 33 the Horsehead nebula
12/17, 12/18 and 12/22, 2011 and 1/2, 1/3 2012
Emission, reflection and dark nebula ~1,344 light years from Earth located in the Orion constellation.
Ocala, FL
RGB data: combination of 2 minute and 4 minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 5 hours and 2 min
PS CS5
RegiStar
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Atronomik 6nm Ha clip filter for Canon EOS
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Portions of this image has data from the Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chrétien which was used to add more detail to the Horsehead.

***3 hours of Ha data added on November 4 and 5, 2012 using Baader 6nm Ha filter and QSI 683 ws
Click here to see prior image of this nebula

**This image was featured in Space.com (image 35 of 48) "Amazing Night Sky Photos by Stargazers (May 2013)" as well as FStoppers.com "Flickr Spotlight: Astrophotography Can Show You Places You Can Only Dream Of".

Barnard 33 the Horsehead nebula