Horse Head Nebula
Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - GSO 8" RC, with QSI583WSG
Guiding - ED80 guide scope and Orion Star Shoot Autoguider.
LRGB -290 100 100 100
Darks, flats and biases applied
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS3
Object - Located at a distance of 1500 light years, the dark gas cloud resembles the head of a horse and hence the name.
Notes -constituting 9.83 hours of data, this image is now completed. It has very detailed views of the head and main that are commonly seen in RC images across the globe.