M78 Reflection nebula


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire. UK

Celestron c11 sct, skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount, Canon Eos 1100d self-modified and Astronomik CLS CCD clip filter.

Used sub frames from two imaging sessions. First session cut short by inaccurate auto guiding near the meridian and the second by clouds. No problem stacking the frames to produce a pleasing image.

27 five minute light frames at iso1600. 20 dark, bias and flats. Deep sky Stacker and Gimp. Cropped to 2782 x 1882 pixels.