Within Orion

Within Orion


Several nebulae are visible in this photograph of the central part of Orion. In the top right corner is the Orion nebula, M42, and its companions M43 and NGC1977 (Running Man Nebula). In the middle are the Horsehead and the Flame nebulae. M78 is visible in the lower left. The vast red emission nebula called Barnard's Loop is clearly visible in the lower part of the photograph.

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Instrument: Soligor 200mm f/5.6
Mount: Skywatcher H-EQ5
Exposure: 1*25min
Camera: Minolta SRT101
ISO/Film Kodak Elite Chrome 200
Tracking: Manual
Processing: Iris, Photoshop

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