The Orion Nebula

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M42- The Great Orion Nebula

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain

SBIG STL11000M CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

5.4 Hour Total Exposure

Main Nebula: L:10x10m R:7x10m G:7x10m B:5x10m

Core: L:8x30s R:8x60s G:7x60s B:7x60s

Trapezium: H-alpha: 8x60s

All Sub-exposures binned 1x1

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack and Adobe Photoshop

Taken January 26-30, 2009 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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