Wide Field of Horsehead Nebula

Horsehead Nebula in Orion

Horsehead nebula is a dark nebula in Orion. It is located below Alnitak. I took this wide image with my Epsilon180ED and STL camera. There are a lot of color and faint nebula in this area. Horsehead nebula is one of my favorite nebula in night sky.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon180ED, NJP Mount

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M, Astronomik Type2C LRGB filters

Exposure: L=120minutes(10minx10), R=20min, G=20min, B=20min(RGB:2x2binned)

Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Yoshinaga town, Okayama Prefecture, 2007