The king of the winter night

M42

Mariusz Szymaszek

Crawley

Scope: Skywatcher EVOSTAR 80ED DS-Pro
Mount: AZ EQ6-GT
Camera: QHY168C
Filter Optolong L-PRO MAX Luminosity
Guiding camera: ZWO ASI120MC
Guiding scope: SW 9×50 finderscope
27x300s exposure at -10°C (135min total) 2h 15min

As the part of our galaxy lies around 1340 light years from us and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth.
Only 27 frames as the clouds were covering all sky as soon as I arrived but I’ve managed to get come frames later..

2017-12-16T00:00:00

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