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M42 - The Orion Nebula & NGC1977 - The Running Man Nebula



Object The Orion Nebula (M42), and The Running Man Nebula (NGC1977), in Orion  
Telescope (Photo) Celestron 11" EdgeHD SCT OTA with Hyperstar @ f/2 on on Losmandy G-11 Mount
Telescope (Guiding) Orion EON 80mm ED Refractor @ f/15.625 (f/6.25 w/2.5x Powermate) on Losmandy G11 Mount  
Camera (Photo) Canon 50Dh DSLR (Hutech Modified)
Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI III w/PHD Guiding
Exposure Detail Composite of images at 1, 2.5, 6, 15, 30, 60, 120, and 180 seconds (each one an excluded-average combination of 20 images); ISO3200; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark, and flat dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 3.83; compositing and final image processing using Photoshop CS3
Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.406, W82.860)
Date 12/06/10 & 12/07/10