Flame (NGC 2024) and Horsehead (Barnard 33) Nebula In Orion
Feb 8, 06 AP130 f/8 at f/6 18x8min UHC ISO1600 Canon 10d
IC 434 is the bright red emission nebula which runs across the center.
Barnard 33 is the dark nebula of interstellar dust which outlines the shape of a horse head.
Below and left of B 33 is the blue reflection nebula NGC 2023.
The Flame Nebula, NGC 2024 is just below the star Alnitak, which is the left most star in the belt of Orion.
The reflection nebulae IC432 is to the left of the Flame.
(This was taken with a 86% moon, less than 25 degrees away.)
Flame and Horsehead with different telescope
Dec 27 04 WO 80mm Fluorite 24x4min ISO1600 UHC
Great Orion Nebula (M42, M43) and NGC 1977 (Running Man Nebula)
Dec 18,22 03 AP130 f/8 at f/6 10x180sec + 10x60 faded in ISO800 Canon 10d
then 16 more 180secs from Dec 22 processed with these 10 to fill in faint red nebula
Feb 9, 06 AP130 f/8 UHC iso1600 4x30s 4x1min 28x8min
(This was taken with a 92% moon, less than 30 degrees away.)
Flame and M42 composite
Composite images of the Flame and M42 placed on the Orion star field
M57 through a 5.5" refractor and a 9 1/4 Schmidt-Cassegrain
M57 Ring Nebula - Unguided with the AP140 and a 2x barlow
June 28-29, 2016 6 x 2min AP140 f/7.5 Plus AP 2" Advanced Convertible Barlow
M57 Ring Nebula - Unguided with the Celestron 9.25
Aug 18, 2016 55 x 1 min Celestron 9.25 (seeing was pretty poor, and shot from the wood deck = vibrations)
M20-Trifid Nebula - from 49 deg N Lat (TMSP)
Aug 4, 16 AP140 f/7.5 Canon Rebel SL1 21x120 unguided