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Photographer:

Mikko Päivinen

Email:

jappervokki@kolumbus.fi

Location of Photo:

Rajamäki Finland

Date/Time of photo:

26-28.10.2006

Equipment:

Telescope: 11" Celestron NexStar with f 6,3 foc.red. Camera:SBIG ST-2000XM. Guiding: SBIG AO-7 working at 5 herz. Filters: Standard RGB SBIG filters.

Description:

This is a dark cloud near to the great nebula of Orion M42-M43. It is not hard imagine why it`s called a Horsehead nebula. Total exposure time was 3 hours. This is a RRGB image where the lumenence channel was exposed thru RED filter.

Website:

http://www.kolumbus.fi/jappervokki/

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