M42 Orion nebula

M42 Orion nebula

27 Jan 2012
Object name: M42 Orion nebula
Apparent RA: 05 35 17.1  Apparent Dec: -05 23 25
Constellation: Orion

A canon 5D Mark II on the 8inch F5 Skywatcher 200 Newtonian gives a very wide field of view!

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Captured in Maxim and processed 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 :

36x180s on 200mm @ F5 with 5DII

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