Fridray Nite at the Orion | Jim Tomaka

Photographer
Jim Tomaka
Email
nm21288310@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Alamogordo, NM
Date/Time of photo
3/5/10 9:40 PM MT
Equipment
Celestron 6inch SCT @ f/6.3 unguided on a CG-5 mount. 30 x 30sec exposuress using an unmodified Canon Rebel XSI (ISO 400) stacked using Nebulosity 2.0, touched up using Phooshop 7.0
Description
The Orion nebula (M42) is a star-forming region about 1340 light years away in the constellation Orion (the Hunter). The image illusrates what can be accomplished with a minimum of equipment.
Website
www.astronomersgroup.org
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