M42, Great Orion Nebula.
"Great Orion Nebula" region, Messier 42, 43, "trapezium" and other dark, emission and reflection nebulae complex illuminated by young stars born there.
Mosaic of 2 images. First is a sum of 6 frames 10-min expositions.
Second one is a HDR compositions of sums 12x3 min and 6x10 min expositions.
Equipment used: 4.4" Newton, Canon 350D(mod), EQ6PRO equatorial mount, auto-guiding with 75mm refractor telescope and QHY6 CCD
Oct 12, 2007