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Orion Nebula, M42 with Canon EOS 40D

Orion Nebula, M42


Date: May 12, 2010

Telescope: Astro-Tech 66ED f/4.8 piggybacked on Orion 120ED on a polar aligned CG5 mount

Camera: Canon EOS 40D

Exposure: 8 30-sec subframes (4 min total) ISO 1600 guided with Meade DSI pro and Orion 120ED using PHD guiding.

Comments: Williams Optics 0.8x focal reducer




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