Horsehead and Flame Nebulas, California

Horsehead and Flame Nebulas
Panamint Valley, California
Canon EOS 6D H-alpha modified   *   Takahashi FSQ-106EDX III   *   ISO 1600   *   f/5

Combined 2.5 hr total exposure, from 8 subs.

This long exposure reveals Flame Nebula (lower left) and Horsehead dark nebula, a cloud of interstellar dust that resembles a horse's head silhouetted against a bright red emission nebula.

These are found in the constellation Orion, near the star Alnitak in his belt.

Photo ID: 20160308-1

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