M42 - Orion Nebula

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SBIG ST-4K, 1080s total exposure 10/3/13 Lake San Antonio, CA


This is another attempt at the Orion Nebula, using the new camera. Compared with the previous image, the focus is not as good, but a much larger area of the nebula is visible due to the larger sensor area and deeper exposure.





M42 - Orion Nebula

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Starshoot DSCI, 33 exposures, 10s each 9/26/08 Lake San Antonio, CA


As with M31, this object presents a huge range of brightnesses, so 5 different intensity scalings are shown here. Such beautiful colors!





Orion

Orion

Pentax 35mm camera, Fall 1990, Scottsdale, AZ


This color photograph of Orion was obtained by pointing a 35mm camera directly at the sky. The pink color of the Orion Nebula can be seen.