Archive for March, 2008

By a Nose

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

My final image of the Horsehead Nebula (IC434, B33) for the year. I was hoping to add another couple of hours worth of subs, but it was not to be as the last set of images were taken after the camera had been removed and reinstalled. I’ve never been able to get the camera to […]

Horsing Around Again

Monday, March 10th, 2008

The following image is composed of 24×600 second subs, Ha filtered, taken on March 9th and 10th. It has much less noise than the previous image. It will be interesting to see what happens with another couple of evenings worth of subs added. Horsehead Nebula (B33, IC434) – Ha filtered Part of the noise in […]

A Horse is a Horse

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Of course, this is the Horsehead nebula (B33, IC434) in the constellation of Orion. It was imaged over two evenings, after several days of frustration with flaky mount and camera connections. I was hoping to capture more data this evening to help decrease the noise, but it turned out to be unexpectedly cloudy, so the […]