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Photographer:

Justin Fortinberry

Email:

jfortinberry@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

United States

Date/Time of photo:

11/09/13 10:30pm CST

Equipment:

Orion ED80 Apochromatic doublet Sirius EQ-G mount Canon 1100D imaging camera Orion SSAG guide camera Orion 80mm guidescope

Description:

IC434, the Horsehead Nebula, is a dark Nebula in the constellation Orion. It is located approximately 1500 light years from Earth. To the left of IC434 is the emission nebula NG2024, known as the Flame Nebula. Alnitak is the brightest star in the frame, and is the Eastern most, or left side of “Orion’s Belt”.

Website:

http://claustonberryobservatory.com

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