Location of Photo:
Mayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo:
Nov 20, 2007 12:30 AM MST
Imaged with a 178mm f/9 Astro-Physics refractor and a Canon 20Da DSLR camera (ISO 800) on a Paramount ME. Thirty 120-second exposure were taken and aligned, callibrated, and combined in Images Plus 2.82 and processed in Adobe PhotoShop CS2.
Messier 42, the Orion Nebula: A series of 2 minutes exposures were taken to avoid overexposing detail near the bright core of the nebula.