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Trevor Durity captured this beautiful image of the Flame Nebula on January 30, 2012 at Annaghkeen, County Galway, Ireland. The Flame Nebula, also known as NGC 2024, is an emission nebula located in the constellation Orion.
“This is a shot of the area close to Alnitak, the left most of the three bright stars in the constellation of Orion The Hunter. Those three starts are often called “Orion’s Belt” from which the “sword” of the incredible Orion Nebula hangs.”
This image was taken using an ASGT mounted William Optics Megrez 90FD 90mm refractor with a Canon 450D camera at prime focus. Subs were 120 secods a piece. Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker. Post processing in Photoshop.
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