M42 Orion nebula

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M42 Orion nebula

Postby andrewscomputers » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:07 pm

Hi all this is my first image with my colour camera,thanks for looking.
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Re: M42 Orion nebula

Postby Aratus » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:03 pm

It is one of the brightest and easiest nebula to image. It was the first object I turned my camera to, and it never disappoints with those greens and reds. You've got a lot of detail in the edges if you can brighten them up without over exposing the centre. In fact it is one of those objects that just gets bigger and bigger when you increase the exposure. It is a great first image.
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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