Jim Burnell's CCD Images - M42 in Hydrogen-alpha Light
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M42 in Ha
Object: M42 (NGC1976)
The Orion Nebula - Emission Nebula
Const.: Orion
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Tele Vue NP-101 Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): Exposure: 16x4m blank
The Great Nebula in Orion, M42. This image is a stack of 16 four minute exposures shot through a Hydrogen-alpha filter. The exposures were acquired using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Tele Vue NP-101 4" refractor. The exposures were calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1392x1040.