M42 Orion nebula

M42 Orion nebula

29 Jan 2010
Object name: M42 Orion nebula
Apparent RA: 05 35 17.1  Apparent Dec: -05 23 25
Constellation: Orion

After a long period away from astrophotography, I took some frames of M42 under a bright nearby moon.

View full sized image of M42 Orion nebula

Captured in ArtemisCapture, calibrated in ImagetoolsCa, combined in maxim, thuggery in photoshop

This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider and my black and white SC1 webcam.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Astrodon 6nm Ha 27x180s on 200mm @ F5 with ART285
Astrodon 6nm Ha 8x60s on 200mm @ F5 with ART285

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK