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.