|M42 - The Orion Nebula
|Object: M42 - The Orion Nebula: A diffuse nebula located in the constellation Orion. An estimated distance of about 1,600
(or perhaps 1,500) light years. A visual brightness of 4.0 (mag).
Telelscope: Stellarvue 80mm f/6, piggybacked on LX200
Camera: Starlight Xpress MX916, w/ SXV upgrade
Guiding: SXV guider through LX200 10", f/4.0
Exposures: 15 x 4 min (1 hr), 1x1 binned
Filters: IDAS LPS,
Comments: Taken from home. Practiced with Photoshop Masks to bring out more detail.