Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - AOX

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

SII Ha OIII 28.5 hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Dorado at a distance of 160,000 light years. An extremely luminous nebula it has an apparent magnitude of 8. It is so bright that if it were located at a similar distance M42 it would cast shadows here on Earth.