PhotographerP. Battaglia, F. Riccio
Location of photoPasso del Giovà, Apennine Mountains, Italy
Date/Time of photoNovember 2nd, 2007
EquipmentVixen R200SS on a EQ6 (Sky Scan) mount with a Canon EOS 20Da.
DescriptionThe photo shows the Great Orion Nebula, including the blue reflection nebulae NGC 1973, 1975 and 1977. The image is the result of a combination of 5 images: 2 at 800 ISO (5 minutes each), 1 at 100 ISO (5 min.), 1 at 100 ISO (60 sec.) and 1 at 100 ISO (15 sec.).