The Horsehead Nebula + Samara Nagle + L-Pro

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The Horsehead Nebula + Samara Nagle + L-Pro 

 

Credit: Samara Nagle (United States)

The Horsehead Nebula is a dark, ominous cloud of dust and gas that looms against the backdrop of glowing red and pink hydrogen gas. Its shape, resembling that of a horse's head, is formed by thick dust blocking the light from behind, creating a striking contrast. The mane of the horse is formed by wispy tendrils of gas that seem to dance and flow in the cosmic winds. The eyes of the horse appear as dark, empty sockets, adding to the eerie and otherworldly appearance of this celestial object. It is a truly breathtaking sight, a reminder of the vast and mysterious nature of the universe.

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Tech card:

Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP4 (Mount)
Celestron Edge 11" HD (Telescope)
Starizona Hyperstar 4 (f/2) (Reducer)
ZWO ASI 2600 Pro MC (Color Camera)
Optolong L-Pro (Light Pollution Filter)
SkyShed POD (Observatory)
100 x 180s (5 hours total integration time)

 

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