The Horsehead NebulaLarger Image
The horsehead nebula is a Dark nebula in Orion constellation. This nebula is located just below Alnitak, the star is left side of the picture. Horsehead nebula is one of the most popular nebula in the night sky. It is approximately 1,600 light years from earh. Here is a link of larger picture of Horsehead Nebula.
Right Ascension 05h40m59sec, Declination -02 27' 30.0"
Optics: Takahashi TOA130S, TOA35Reducer
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M, Astronomik Type2C LRGB filters
Exposure: L=120minutes(15minutesx8) ,R=40minutes, G=40minutes, B=40minutes(RGB:2x2binned)
Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS
Location: Soni Town, 2006
published in Tenmon-guide magazine