Fernando Roquel Torres
Location of Photo:
Caguas, Puerto Rico
Date/Time of photo:
Meade LX90, Celestron Reducer Corrector f/6.3, Canon rebel EOS 450D XSi
Greetings friends in the Astronomy! I share the M42 - Orion nebula captured from Caguas, Puerto Rico on 10/06/2013. This large nebula located in the constellation of Orion the Hunter approximately 1,500 years. In the screenshot you can see the different details that have this great jewel of our universe. Colors (Pink = Hydrogen, Blue = Oxygen) What illuminates this great cloud is the small star cluster in the center called the Trapezium. In this nebula is forming solar systems today.