Messier 42: Orion Nebula

Charles O'Brien and Rachael Lamman
Location of photo
1632 South Lamar Street, Lakewood CO 80232
Date/Time of photo
December 17, 2017 at 8:04pm MST
Scope: Meade LX-200 8" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Classic; Camera: Canon EOS 77D
This photo is the Orion Nebula which a is a diffuse nebula in the Milky Way 1,344 light years away from us. This image details the right half of the nebula.
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.