Astrophotography - mk3
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M42 - The Orion Nebula complex is a sprawling area of gas and dust within the Milky Way situated only 1,300 light years away from Earth. The core is bright enough to be easily seen with the naked eye.

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Field center: RA: 05:34:35.484, DEC: -5 degrees 06' 25.620"
Field size: 2.74 x 1.82 degrees
Date: 9/28/08, 10/23/09, 11/11/09, 12/25/09, 1/1/10
Camera: Modified Canon 300D DSLR @ 1600 & 800 ISO
Filter: none, Astronomik CLS, 12nm Astronomik Ha
Lens: 80mm Apo
F/stop: 6.1