James Janusz 2000 thru 2016 All Rights Reserved
Telescope: Astro-Physics Ricardi-Honders Astrograph (RHA) Designation: M42 The Great Nebula in Orion. Presented in Narrow Band false color. The Orion Nebula also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976 is a diffuse nebula south of the Belt stars in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye at night. M42 is located at a distance of 1,344 20 light years and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth. The M42 nebula is estimated to be 24 light years across. It has a mass of about 2000 times the mass of the Sun. Wiki.
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600 GTO Constellation: Orion
Camera: Apogee U16-M with Astrodon Ver. 2 Filters Remotely Imaged With CCD Commander
Guiding:Baader Guidescope & Astro-Physics Mount System, SBIG ST402 Guider Type: Diffuse Nebula
Exposure Data: Narrow Band Color Ha = Red SII = Green and OIII = Blue. 40 60 second subs each color and 20 900 second subs each color. Position: R.A. 05 hr 35 min , Dec -05 23028'
Processed using Maxim data aquisition, PixInsight and PhotoShop image processing Date: January 2016
Data Acquisiton, Reduction and Processing by Jim Janusz Imaging Location: Cave Creek Canyon Observatory