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Hi Everyone,

This is my best M42 image till date. Every year I take a shot at this wonderful object and every year it teaches me something new. I started using Pixinsight only two days ago and the results are dramatic. I do take more care while processing and it has given me wonderful results.

C&C welcome.

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Great shot!

However, there is no IFN in this region becuase M42 is within the Milky Way, what you have captured is the dust that surrounds M42. The IFN lies outside of this galaxy, only illuminated by the glow of the MW itself (and its insanely difficult to capture!).

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