Horse-head and Flame Nebulae
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Decided to revisit this data to see what could be pulled from it. This is only 30 mins of subs so just playing around. Amazing what detail you can get with only a few minutes and a relatively small CCD camera, just imagine what a few hours of data could do! The Horse-head Nebula (also known as Barnard 33) is a small dark nebula in the shape of a horses head, found in the constellation Orion. Located just to the south of Alnitak (the bright star visible in the picture), which is the easternmost star of Orion’s Belt. It is part of the much larger Orion molecular cloud complex, and can be seen here with the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024) also part of the same molecular cloud. The Horse-head Nebula is approximately 1,375 light-years from Earth.