Horsehead Images from:
TwinOaks Observatory (TO) & Blue Sky Observatory (BSO)

Horsehead

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Object Type Date
NGC4567

ST-10XME
RCOS 10A

Color


05/10/12
(BSO)
NGC4244

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color


04/02/09
(BSO)
M87

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color


04/18/09
(TO)

Object Type Date
M42 Plus

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


02/07/09
(BSO)/(TO)
Medusa Nebula

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color


01/19/09
(BSO)
IC1805

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


10/15/08
(BSO)



Messier Objects
Object Type Date
M1

STL-1301
C14

Color
12/03/04
M3

ST-9E
C14

Color
04/17/01
M8

ST-8E
AP127EDT

Color
06/13/02 (Reprocessed) 05/22/03
M8/M20/
NGC6559


STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


06/19/07
(BSO)
M13

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color
05/29/06
M15

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
08/07/04
M16

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
07/07/04
M17

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
07/19/04
M20

STL-11000
RCOS 16" Truss

Color
06/20/06
M27

ST-8E
C14

Color
08/10/02
M31

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


10/18/07
(BSO)
M33

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
11/23/03 (Reprocessed) 08/10/05
M42
Trapezium


STL-1301
C14

Color
12/14/04
M42

ST-8E
Vixen 102F

Color
11/20/01 (Reprocessed) 10/23/04
M51

ST-8XE
C14

Color
03/16/04
M57

ST-9E
C14

Color
05/12/01
M63

STL-1301
C14

Color
05/06/05
M64

ST-10XME
RCOS 10" RCA

Color


05/16/08
(BSO)
M65

STL-1301
C14

Color
01/14/05
M66

AP6
Meade 16

Color
04/06/03
M65M66

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color
03/15/07
(TO)
M66,M65
NGC3628


ST-8E
Vixen 102F

B/W
01/11/02 (Reprocessed) 05/25/03
M74

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
10/24/05
M76

ST-8XE
C14

Color
11/14/04
M77

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
12/22/05
M78

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
12/15/03
M81

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
03/05/05
M82

STL-1301
C14

Color
01/18/05
M81-M82

ST-8E
Vixen 102F

B/W
01/11/02 (Reprocessed) 05/25/03
M88

STL-1301
C14

Color
04/03/05
M92

ST-9E
C14

Color
05/04/01
M95

ST-10XME
RCOS 16" Truss

Color
03/04/06
M99

ST-9E
C14

B/W
04/21/01
M100

ST-10XME
C14

Color
03/22/04
M101

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
04/27/04
M104

STL-11000
RCOS 16" Truss

Color
04/24/06
M106

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color


04/22/07
(TO)
M108

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
02/24/06
NGC Objects
Object Type Date
NGC253

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
09/23/03
NGC281

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Mapped Color


09/20/06
NGC281

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
10/19/03
NGC660

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color


11/26/06
NGC891

ST-8XE
C14

Color
11/09/04
NGC896

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
10/20/03
NGC1333

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Color


12/15/06
NGC1499

ST-8E
Vixen 102F

Color
11/16/01 (Processed) 05/22/03
NGC1977

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
10/22/03
NGC2024

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
01/17/04
NGC2146

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
12/02/05
NGC2244

STL-11000
FSQ-106N

Color
12/22/05
NGC2264

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


03/17/08
(BSO)
NGC2264

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
11/10/03
NGC2403

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
11/28/03
NGC2359

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
01/19/04
NGC3628

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
03/01/05
NGC4565

ST-10XME
RCOS 10" RCA

Color


04/27/08
(BSO)
NGC5907

ST-8XE
C14

Color
06/23/03
NGC6384

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color
11/28/08
(BSO)
NGC6559

ST-10XME
AP180EDT

Color
07/24/04
NGC6781

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
07/25/05
NGC6820

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
09/29/03
NGC6888

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
08/29/03
NGC6946

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
08/20/05
NGC6960

Apogee U16M
FSQ-106N

Mapped Color


07/12/07
(BSO)
NGC7000
Published
S&T Aug 08'
ST11K/U16M
FSQ-106N

Mapped Color


08/26/07
(BSO)
NGC7000

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
09/21/03
NGC7023

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


07/07/08
(BSO)
NGC7023

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color


07/07/08
(BSO)
NGC7293

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Mapped Color


09/23/06
NGC7331

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
09/06/005
NGC7380

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
10/05/03
NGC7479

ST-10XME
RCOS 16

Color
09/27/05
NGC7538

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

Color
10/16/03
NGC7635

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Mapped Color
08/24/06
NGC7814

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color
10/07/08
(BSO)
IC Objects
Object Type Date
IC342

ST-8E
AP155EDF

Color
11/22/03
IC405

ST-8E
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
09/29/03
IC410

ST-8E
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
12/06/03
IC434
(Horsehead)


ST-8E
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
12/21/03
IC434

STL-11000
FSQ-106N

Color


12/10/05
IC443

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
01/28/04
IC1396

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


07/23/07
(BSO)
IC1396

ST-8E
AP155EDF

Color
09/10/03
IC1848

ST-10XME
FSQ-106N

Ha
10/17/04
IC1848

STL-6303
RCOS 16" Truss

Mapped Color


10/02/06
IC5070

ST-8E
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
08/20/03
IC5146

ST-10XME
RCOS 10 RCA

Color


10/31/08
(BSO)
LDN/LBN Objects
Object Type Date
VDB152

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


08/12/08
(BSO)
LBN529

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

Color


09/17/07
(BSO)
LDN888

U16M
FSQ-106N

Color


09/14/07
(BSO)
LDN1266

U16M
FSQ-106N

Color


09/10/07
(BSO)
Solar System
Object Type Date
8P/Tuttle & M33

STL-11K
FSQ-106N

B/W


12/30/07
(BSO)
Comet C2001 A2 LINEAR

ST-9E
C14

B/W
07/16/01
Comet C2002/C1 Ikeya Zhang

ST-8E
Vixen 102F

B/W
03/21/02
Mars

ST-237A
AP127EDT

Color
07/27/03
Saturn

ST-237A
C14

Color
01/04/03
Jupiter

Webcam
AP180EDT

Color
05/13/04
Christmas Solar Eclipse


Nikon 800
Nexstar 5

Color
12/25/00
Moon
1st Qtr

ST-8XE
AP155EDF

H-Alpha
11/30/03
SunDogs

Nikon 800

Color
01/12/03