Image taken at Swan Reach, South Australia

Equipment - 300mm OOUK AG12 Newtonian with GPU corrector, QSI WSG-8, Software Bisque PME

Guiding - ZWO 120 Mini guider

Software - MaximDL 6, Focusmax V4, SkyX, CCDautopilot 5

LHaRGB 51.6 hours

Processed in CCDstack 2, PixInsight and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Orion at a distance of about 1500 light years.

This is an object that is very close to M42. The glare of M42 is present at the top of the image but given enough exposure the darker dust clouds do show detail.