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Horsehead Nebula
Horsehead Nebula HD slice

Horsehead Nebula - dark nebula

Horsehead Nebula, is a dark nebula located in the constellation Orion.

Horsehead Nebula is magnitude * and is 8" x 6" in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Horsehead Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. dark nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 8" x 6"
      1. Other Designation:
      2. Barnard 33

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.

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