M42 – Without Tracking Mount

Location of photo
Westover, PA - USA
Date/Time of photo
March 18, 2016 @ 9:00pm EST
Nikon D3200 - 300mm - ISO 6400 - f/5.6 - 1.6 second exposures stacked
M42 as seen from my back yard in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. This image consists of a total of 15.5 minutes of exposure achieved by stacking 584 1.6 second exposures in Deep Sky Stacker.
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