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IC 434 & NGC 2024
The Horsehead & Flame Nebulas

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
IC 434
NGC 2024

Common Names:
The Horsehead Nebula
The Flame Nebula

Constellation:
Orion

Distance from Earth:
~1,500 Light Years

Size:
100 arc minutes

IC 434, The Horsehead & Flame Nebula

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Date Taken:
12/17/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106n
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG STL-11000M

Exposure Specs:
210 minutes total
Lum: 8x15 min
Red: 3x10 min
Grn: 3x10 min
Blu: 3x10 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS

Copyright 2004, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.