The Orion Nebula

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Martin Goff-Jones

Fremington, North Devon

Modified Canon EOS450D through an Altair ED80 apochromatic triplet with field flattener, mounted on a Skywatcher EQ5 pro, PHD2 guiding, APT for camera control, processed completely with PixInsight.

M42, The Orion Nebula. I only became interested in astrophotography 5 months ago and it’s been a steep learning curve. I’ve been waiting for the chance to capture the Orion nebula ever since. This was the result of 31 x 180 second subs with accompanying calibration frames, and I was so very pleased with the outcome given my relative lack of experience.

2017-12-18T00:00:00

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