Tag Archives: Flame Nebula

Return to the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

It’s been quite some time since I imaged this region of space. Nearly 10 years much to my surprise as I thought about it. Returning once again to the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, I found myself armed with a new equipment and a new set of imaging and processing skills than previous.  Imaging this deepsky […]

Horse Head Nebula (B33) and Flame Nebula in Orion

Horse Head Nebula and Flame Nebula. November 2010

Returning once again to this marvelous pairing in the constellation of Orion my objective was to image the Horsehead (B33) and Flame Nebulae at a longer focal length (1260mm) for a more closeup perspective. In order to accomplish my goal I used a Celestron CPC800 SCT with a 0.63x reducer for a focal length of […]

Horse Head and Flame Nebulae

Horse Head and Flame Nebulae. November 2010

It goes without saying that the constellation of Orion the hunter is one of the most well known in the Winter night sky. Very large in size and its distinctive three bright stars (on an angle) in a row forming the Hunter’s belt, makes it easily identifiable to even those not familiar with Astronomy. This […]