Barnard 33 and NGC 2024 in bicolor techn.

2008-02-10, Hα+[OIII]


100 %

Image data

Photographer:Stefan Salamon, Jürgen Stöge
Optics:Scopos ED66 f/4.8 (0.8 reducer) unguided
Mount:Fornax 51
Cameras:Atik 16HR (main)
Exposure:Hα:[OIII]:[OIII] = 28:28:28 minutes
Moon:Full moon
Location:Katzelsdorf an der Leitha, Austria
Date:9 December 2007

B33 Object information

RA: 5h40.9m
Dec: -7° 27.5′
Size: 8×6′
Distance: 1500 light years

Barnard 33, also called the Horsehead Nebula, a dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula was first recorded in 1888 by Scottish astronomer Williamina Fleming on photographic plate B2312 taken at the Harvard College Observatory.

B33 location

IAU and Sky & Telescope magazine (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

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