B33 - "Horsehead Nebula" & NGC2024 - "Flame Nebula" in Orion

 
Telescope: Orion 120ED
Camera: Hutech modified Canon XS (1000D); ISO 800; Raw capture
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Guider: SSAG on 300mm lens
Exposures: Color: 12 @ 5 min.
Ha (Astrodon 6nm filter): 20 @ 5 min.
Processing: The images were calibrated, reduced, aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The luminance and color images were aligned in RegiStar and the composite image was adjusted in Photoshop CS2 (Levels, Curves, Cropping). Grain Surgery was applied to reduce noise.
Location: My backyard observatory in SE Minnesota. Seeing was average.
 
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