The Great Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula, M42

Orion Nebula is a diffuse Nebula in the constellation of Orion. It is 1,270 light years away from our Earth. Orion Nebula is one of the brightest nebulae in the night sky. It is most popular photographed objects in Japan.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon160, EM200 Mount

Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM, Astronomik Type2C LRGB Filter

Exposure: L:10minx8,5minx4, RGB:10minx2, 3minx1

Processing Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Ootou village, Nara Prefecture, 2005

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