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Messier 42

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Observer
Alun Halsey
Time of observation
23/10/2016 - 01:30
Object
Orion Nebula (M42)
Observing location
Berkshire UK
Equipment
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
Exposure
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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