M42 Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula (NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion\'s Belt. Distance is only 1,344 light years. Taken at the ASV Christmas Star party.

Camera Canon 500D Scope MN152 F4.8 Mak-Newt
Mount EQ6-Pro Guiding WO72FD PHD
Exposure 6x5mins 30 mins total + 10 x 20 sec for the core Location Heathcote
Date 2010-12-04    
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