Nebula IC 434 and Orion's belt - 04 January 2008
Constellation Orion is full of wonderful objects. Here is a picture of nebula IC 434.Constellation Orion is very well-known. There is Orion's belt in the middle of constellation. The belt is formed by three bright stars - Mintaka, Alnilam and Alnitak. The nebula is situated around star Alnitak. There are two well-known parts in this nebula - Flame nebula(NGC2024)and Horsehead nebula (B33).
|Optics:||Orestegor 300/4 + (Baader H-alfa 45nm*)|
|Aperature:||8 (RBG); 4 (H-alfa)*|
|Exposure:||RBG(9x8min) + H-alfa(5x8min)*|
|Date & time:||03. January 2008 from 23:37 UTC|
|Location:||Central Europe, Slovakia, Cadca, village Zakopcie|
|Pointation:||autopointation with Newton 170/1150 + Logitech Pro 4000|