M42 - The Orion Nebula

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Date: 6 December 2008
Location: My back garden in suburban London.
Exposure: 15 x 5 min (+ 4 x 1 min for the core) at ISO800.
Telescope: Celestron C11 with F6.3 focal reducer on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: Modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with x2 converter & modified Toucam webcam.
Filters: Astronomik CLS and IR/UV filters
Processing: Stacking, arcsinh range compression, 2x2 binned & cropped.