12.2.18

caballo

Struggling with the -wrong dark frame library- guiding and intermittent cloud, I survived until around 01:30 before gusts of wind from nowhere put an end to all over hope.



First recorded by W.H. Pickering of Harvard on a glass plate exposed 1st. January 1888, the horse-head is a cloud of swirling dust and gas alongside the flame, another cloud of gas emitting its own light.
l to r emission nebula ngc2024 flame and dark nebula B33 horse-head in orion
700d + 130pds    27x300s @ ISO800