Barnard 33 the Horsehead nebula
12/17, 12/18 and 12/22, 2011 and 1/2, 1/3 2012
Emission, reflection and dark nebula ~1,344 light years from Earth located in the Orion constellation.
RGB data: combination of 2 minute and 4 minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 5 hours and 2 min
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Atronomik 6nm Ha clip filter for Canon EOS
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Portions of this image has data from the Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chrétien which was used to add more detail to the Horsehead.