M42

Orion Region – Super-Wide-Field

I was planning to get a wide-field shot of Orion with Barnard’s Loop for quite some time. Somehow, the weather never cooperated and even now the conditions were far from good… Anyways, I did process this first batch of data for a 3 x 4 mosaic of Barnard’s Loop, just to get an idea. I […]

M42 – Orion Nebula in Color

Following the plain H version, here the false-color HSO image of the Orion Nebula, M42. I went for a unconventional color scheme, which highlights the structure of the nebula outside of its main part… lots of dynamics. Exposure: H 16x60sec + 14x300sec + 8x900sec, S 11 x 1800sec, O 18 x 1800sec Date: 2016-1-17 Setup: […]

M42 – Orion Nebula in Mono

Something simple for a change… the Orion Nebula, M42, and its neighbourhood in H-alpha light. This mono image results from an HDRComposition of stacked frames with three different exposures to cover the large dynamic range of this target. Exposure: H, 16x60sec + 14x300sec + 8x900sec Date: 2016-1-17 Setup: Takahashi FSQ106 EDXIII with QSI 683WSG-8 Site: […]