the brown dust

Location of photo
Serra Alta - Santa Catarina - Brazil
Date/Time of photo
50 frames X 300 Seconds 60 frames x 30 Seconds ISO 400 Total Exposure: 4 hours and 40 Minutes Processing: PixInsight + PS6
William Optics 80 ED II Canon 450D Modded - Hutech Filter
Located south of the belt of Orion, this beautiful diffuse nebula is one of the most photographed objects by amateur astrophotographers. It has 25 light-years of intense star formation diameter. There are also lots of stardust and gas in this region.
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