Nebulous Region in Orion, M78
A magnificent region in Orion containing a wealth of intricate emission, reflection and dark nebulosity against a star-studded field. Upper left is a section of Barnard's Loop. Distance is estimated at 1600ly.
|Camera:||SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters||Scope:||Takahashi TOA-130, f=720mm, f5.6 (fov ~2.7° x 1.8°)|
|Mount:||Takahashi EM-200 Temma2||Guiding:||external, E-finder|
|Filters/Exposures:||L:R:G:B = 90:55:55:55min ≡ 4h15m||Location:||Heathcote, Victoria, Australia|
|Date:||February 2011||Processing:||CCDStack2, RegiStar and Photoshop CS5 (reprocessed Sept 2012)|