434 and Horsehead Nebula (B33) region (image is
reduced-size | other sizes: medium
1,500 light years
Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Takahashi EM200 Temma II
QSI 690wsg @ -15C
Night of First Light!!!
Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen
15x5min L (bin1x1); 3x5min ea RGB
(bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)
12,15 December 2017 - Las Cruces, NM
This image is LRGB and was imaged over 2 nights. I purposely left out
narrowband H-alpha (Ha) for this session as Ha will wash out the blue
reflection region to the lower left, and I wanted to preserve more of the
inner details without blending.