PhotographerNiels V. Christensen
Location of photoCopenhagen Denmark
Date/Time of photo20. Jan-2011
EquipmentTaken with LX-200ACF 16" telescope on wedge and SBIG ST-8XME camera.
DescriptionM42 center picture in Hubble palette colors; SII, Ha and OIII. A LUM layer also added which consist of LUM, Ha, OIII and SII data information. Few R, G, B subs were added for improving star colors. Exposure time on subs are from 5sec. to 180secc, in total exposure time ~ 55min.