Orion Region

Orion is one of the better known constellations and is most famous for the Orion Nebula, M42.

This image also includes:
NGC  1973-55-77, the Running Man Nebula.
Barnard 33, the Horsehead Nebula, just visible as a silhouette in front of emission nebula IC 434.
Flame Nebula, NGC 2024.
The Belt Stars Mintaka, Alnilam and Alnitak.

Exposure: 4 x 30 sec
Focal length: 50 mm,
Focal ratio: f/1.4.
ISO: 2000
Date: 2013-12-28.
Location: The Oaks, NSW.
Sky: outer suburban.
Moon: no.
Cropping: yes.
Processing: Registax and Photoshop 7.

Canon 60D on tripod

Image © R.Powell


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