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Not afraid: The Horse facing the Flame nebula

A dark nebula in the Orion constellation has sculptured a famous horse head facing "The Flame" a bright nebula lit by the nearby star.

127mm refractor F/D=7.5

Luminance provided by 5, 600s long, exposures through an Halpha filter; RGB colours obtained with 3 sets of 20 exposures 20s long

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Taken on December 27, 2009