Target: Horsehead Nebula in Orion. Uranometria map: 226 Centered at: 5h 38m, -03 degrees Exposure: 30 minutes Film: Hypered Kodak Technical Pan and a #92 filter Also imaged: M42 (the Orion Nebula), M43, NGC 2024 (the Flame Nebula), B33 (the Horsehead Nebula)
By: Kent Kirkley (c)
The Schmidt Camera is a telescope - camera that takes very wide angle shots. Ideal for nebulae and other large objects like comets.