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Messier 42


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About this observation
Alun Halsey
Time of observation
23/10/2016 - 01:30
Orion Nebula (M42)
Observing location
Berkshire UK
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Apo Triplet
Canon 1000D modified (IR filter removed)
2" UHC filter
EQ6 pro mount
60mm f11 refractor and QHY5L-II for guiding
Three minutes at ISO 800
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10 subframes taken at 3 minutes apiece for nebulosity detail + two subs at 1 minute for the core detail. Both sets stacked in Deepskystacker (no darks nor flats) and processed in Photoshop using layers and masks to merge core detail.

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