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Deep image showing NGC & IC nebulae near Zeta Orionis (brightest star). The large red emission nebula is IC 434. The other nebulae are, relative to Zeta (starting at 6:00 and moving clockwise):

- 6:00 Dark nebula B33 (Horsehead Nebula) -- often listed as IC 434; actually B33 superimposed on IC 434
- 7:00 Reflection nebula NGC 2023
- 7:30 Reflection nebula IC435
- 9:00 NGC 2024 (Flame)
- 11:00 Emission/reflection nebula IC 432 (see the stick figure?)
- 12:00 Reflection nebula IC 431

Photographer - Jim Janusz
Settings/Equipment - AP 180 EDF refractor (180mm f/7), ST-4 guided, Losmandy GM200 mount; four 45-min exps. on Kodak Pro 400 PPF using Pentax 6x7 med. fmt.
Location, Date and Time - ?? site; 23 October 1998.
Other Information - Stacked in Picture window and processed in Photoshop.


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