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Photographer:

steven coates

Email:

stevencoates_pa@cox.net

Location of Photo:

Ocala, Florida

Date/Time of photo:

Taken November 8 and 9, 2012 Ocala, Florida

Equipment:

Orion 80mm EON (FL 480mm) Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG QSI 683 ws Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II Astrodon Tru-balance E-Series Generation II LRGB filters Baader 7 nm Ha filter

Description:

Emission nebulas are areas of star formation. The red glow is from ionized Hydrogen atoms that have become excited from the surrounding "new-born" stars. The dark areas are bands of dense dust.

Website:

http://coatesastrophotography.com/p840667703/h4dcc0c10#h4ae8f618

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