Object Information

Name: The Great Orion Nebula - M42
Type: Emission & Reflection Nebula
Constellation: Orion
Notes: M43 is the smaller nebula just below the larger M42

Exposure data

Exposure: LRGB = 160:60:60:60 minutes
Processing: MaxIm DL & Adobe Photoshop CS3
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f6.3 Starfire EDF GT @ f5.2
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via a Mini-Borg 60 refractor
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M w/FW5-8300 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -20C
Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 LRGB
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: January 5 & 9, 2011

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