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Location of Photo:

The location of my photo was Dark Sky Preserve - North Frontenac Township, Ontario, Canada

Date/Time of photo:

This photo was taken on Oct. 4th, 2018


Equipment used: Imaging telescope: Sky Watcher 150/750 Sky Watcher Black Diamond Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY 163C Mount: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro (EQMOD) Guiding telescope: Orion 60mm Multi-Use Guide Scope with Helical Focuser Guiding camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Focal reducer: Sky-Watcher Coma corrector f/5 Filter: IDAS LPS D1


22 frames each 300 seconds long were captured and stacked (gain: 172.00) -15C bin 1x1 The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33) is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion.[1] The nebula is located just to the south of the star Alnitak, which is farthest east on Orion's Belt. The Horsehead Nebula is approximately 1500 light years from Earth. It is one of the most identifiable nebulae because of the shape of its swirling cloud of dark dust and gases, which bears some resemblance to a horse's head when viewed from Earth.


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