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M42 - The Orion Nebula

The great Orion Nebula with the 'Running Man' also visible in the top right corner.

An area of active star formation. The Nebula is about 24 light years across!

This is a 90 min total exposure. 3 minute subs. Location central Lyon, France

Orion 8"RC at f5.4/1000mm APCCD67 reduced



SW ED80 and Lodestar guiding

Nebulosity 2.5 Capture

PHD Guiding - dithered

DSS Preprocessing and stacking

Canon DPP edit

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Cheers chaps. This one came out surprisingly well. I could visually make out the belt of Orion but not the sword at all where this sits.

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