M42 and Running Man

David Malin Deep Sky Category and Overall Award Winner

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - TSA102 and QSI683-8

Guiding - QSI OAG and SBIG ST-i.

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

LRHaGB 340 150 810 165 180(Ha 30 minute subs LRGB 20 minute subs)

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -located in the constellation of Orion, it lies at a distance of around 1300 light years and is 24 light years across It is classified as a reflection and emission type of nebula.