M42 - The Orion Nebula

M42 - The Orion Nebula
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M42 - The Orion Nebula

This is an image of M42. It is an emission nebula about 1,500 light years away in the constellation Orion, just below Orion's belt. It is estimated to about 25 light years in diameter and is one of the brightest nebulae in the sky.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Planewave CDK24
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL 9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
4 February 2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon RGB 2GEN
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight and Photoshop
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