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11-29-08 all night
William Optics Zenithstar 80FD with William Optics .8x flattener. Modified Canon 300D. Losmandy Titan.
This image shows the newborn stars, nebulosity and dust in the bright vertical area below Orion's Belt known as Orion's Sword. It contains the star cluster NGC1981, M42- (the Orion Nebula which also contains a group of stars known as the Trapezium), M43 and the diffuse nebula NGC1977(also called the Running Man Nebula).