The Horsehead Nebula
Horsehead Nebula is one of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky. This nebula is part of a swirling cloud of dark dust and gases. It is also known as Barnard 33, the unusual shape was first discovered in 1888 by Williamina Fleming.
Optics: Takahashi Epsilon160, EM200 mount
Camera: ST-2000XM, Astronomik Type2C LRGBfilter
Exposure: L=15minutes x 8, R=G=B=20 minutes
Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS
Location: Yoshino Town, Nara Prefecture,2005
featured at Miwa town Astrophotography Contest