Orion's Sword | Herb BUbert

Photographer
Herb BUbert
Email
Budboy49@aol.com
Location of photo
Hillsboro, NH
Date/Time of photo
11-29-08 all night
Equipment
William Optics Zenithstar 80FD with William Optics .8x flattener. Modified Canon 300D. Losmandy Titan.
Description
This image shows the newborn stars, nebulosity and dust in the bright vertical area below Orion's Belt known as Orion's Sword. It contains the star cluster NGC1981, M42- (the Orion Nebula which also contains a group of stars known as the Trapezium), M43 and the diffuse nebula NGC1977(also called the Running Man Nebula).