Horsehead (B33), Flame Nebula (NGC2024) - Sketch

horse-head nebula, flame nebula sketch

Location and conditions: Azuz, Negev desert, Israel, ~6.9 NELM.
Date: 01/11/2008 , 02:00
Instrument: Orion SVP 8" F/5 Newton, plossl 25mm, UHC filter, 40X, 1.25° TFOV.
Drawing details: Graphite pencil sketch on a white paper, made while observing with a telescope under a red light. Sketch is north oriented. Scanned, inverted, processed in Photoshop. Observer: Michael Vlasov.

Original drawing:

horsehead nebula region drawing


Published in jan 2014 issue of Astronomy magazine.