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Raymond G. Gregory

Location of Photo:

Mayhill, New Mexico

Date/Time of photo:

January 2019


17" Planewave CDK, FLI-PL6303E, LRGB, Planewave Ascension200-HR, Pixinsight


The Trapezium is frequently washed out of overexposed images of M42. Here, a multi-panel mosaic with varying exposures based upon surface brightness, and a boosted Blue channel preserve the Trapezium and detail in the Great Nebula's core, as well as the complex features of the surrounding nebulosity.


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