Orion Nebula

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More information on M42, M43

Equipment Used

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C piggybacked on Meade RCX400
CCD Camera SBIG ST-2000XM with CFW8 filter wheel
Focal Ratio f/4.5
Guiding Autoguided by the ST-2000XM

Image Durations

Duration (mins) Binning
Luminance 40 (8x5min) 1x1
Red 5 (1x5min) 2x2
Green 5 (1x5min) 2x2
Blue 5 (1x5min) 2x2

The Core of M42 is a high resolution image taken with the Meade RCX400 that has been reduced in size to the same image scale as the main image taken with the  Takahashi FS-60C