The Great Orion Nebula

M42 or the Great Orion Nebula!

The Orion nebula is a diffuse nebula that lies approximately 1345 light years away from us in the orion constellation. This nebula is so bright that it is visible even with a naked eye under relatively darker skies. Just point your smartphone at orion and take a 4s shot and you would see this nebula!

Equipment :

Mount  - SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Telescope - Apertura 60mm EDR

Camera - ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Guiding Scope  - SVBony SV106

Guiding Camera - ZWO ASI120mm Mini

Acquisition - ZWO ASI Air Plus

Narrowband Filter - Optolong Lextreme


Exposure  - 5 min subs 

Integration - 3 hrs

Gain - 120

Bortle Scale - 7

Software  - Pixinsight, Photoshop