Fraser Gunn - Astrophotography

Emission and Dark Nebula combine to display the Horsehead. The Bright star is Alnitak in Orions Belt. Taken with a Canon 6d attached to the Takahashi FSQ85ED telescope, 2x tele extender used

Large Magellanic Cloud LMC is a Irregula Galaxy 160k light years from Earth and is home to the Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070) Combined 180 second, ISO 3200 exposures with Ha and Clear filters Earths Moon Our Moon, taken with a Canon 6d attached to the Takahashi FSQ85ED telescope, 2x tele extender used Emission and Dark Nebula combine to display the Horsehead. The Bright star is Alnitak in Orions Belt. Taken with a Canon 6d attached to the Takahashi FSQ85ED telescope, 2x tele extender used Rosette Nebula Bright Nebula and Open Cluster in Monoceros constellation, taken with a Canon 6d attached to the Takahashi FSQ85ED Telescope McLellan 1m telescope dome and Star Trail Canterbury University Mt John Observatory, McLellan 1m Telescope with Star Trail. Canon 7d and 15mm fisheye lens. Combination of 120 second f/4 ISO 800 exposures added together

Horsehead Nebula - Barnard 33

Emission and Dark Nebula combine to display the Horsehead. The Bright star is Alnitak in Orions Belt. The bright nebula (IC434) behind the Horsehead is 820 ly away. The Horsehead Nebula makes a good test for amature astrophotographers

Photographer: Fraser Gunn
Camera: Canon 6d
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ85ED with 2x Canon Tele Extender
Exposure: 12x 120 seconds, ISO 3200 (averaged together)
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Date: 09 October 2016

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