The Orion Region

- a spectacular region containing Barnard's Loop, The Great Orion Nebula, M43, The Horsehead Nebula, Flame Nebula, Running Man, M78, Witch's Head Nebula and lots more. Rigel is the blue star upper left.

 

Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Lens: Pentax 645 75mm f2.8 at f4 (fov 18x27 approx)
Mount: Synta NEQ-6 Pro Guiding: none
Filters/Exposures: HaLRGB: 160:100:90:70:100 mins (bin 1x1), 8hr40min Location: ASV Leon Mow Dark Sky Site, Heathcote
Dates: December 2011, January 2012 Processing: CCDStack2, Mira AL8 and Photoshop CS5