galacticsights

astrophotography

Orion Nebula, M42

2016-01-26 / Image Details (Click on image to enlarge)

The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.


"Another brilliant evening for astrophotography, a cold and clear winter night."

Technical Details

LocationZollikerberg, Switzerland
CameraNikon DSLR D810A
TelescopeSkywatcher Quattro 8CF 200 DS Fibre OTA Newton Carbon
Special LenseSkywatcher Newtonian F4 Coma Corrector
MountSkywatcher AZ-EQ6 Pro SyncScan GoTo<
AutoguidingLacerta MGEN2 (Autoguiding, NO Dithering)
Camera ControlDigicamcontrol (Focus, Camera Control)
Lights52 x 118s (1h42'), ISO-800, additional Biases, Flats and Darks
Stacking SoftwarePixinsight 1.8
Image ProcessingPixinsight 1.8