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Photographer:

Brian Clary

Email:

clarybrian@msn.com

Location of Photo:

Black Forest, Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

12-18-2009 9:00 pm MST

Equipment:

Telescope : SPC8 F6.3 Camera: Canon 350D Modified Software : PHD, Nebulosity, TheSky 6, PaintshopPro Exposure: 20x5min ISO 400

Description:

The Horsehead nebula (IC434) in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just below Alnitak, the star farthest left on Orion's Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. It is approximately 1500 light years from Earth. The exposure is a composite of 20 5 minute frames. The outside temperature was between 15 and 17 degrees F at the times of exposure

Website:

http://highaltitudecolorado.uuuq.com

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