M42 - Orion Nebula: My first shot of the famous Orion Nebula. After months of cloudy skies, I managed to get an hour of data and, with only minor processing, I think it turned out nicely. The bluish nebula to the left is NGC 1977, which has come to be known as the "Running Man" nebula.

  • Date: 01/28/2006
  • Scope: Sky90
  • Mount: EM-200
  • Camera: SXV-M25C
  • Exposure: 60 min (5 min subs)
  • Notes: cropped from a wider field