Tagged: Messier 42 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: Messier 42

Test Shot of the Orion Nebula thumbnail
19-Sep-2015
My original target was the Helix Nebula, but after spending most of Saturday night trying to work out how to use off axis guiding, I gave up and noticed Orion was rising. A nice bright target to use the drift aligned mount on.

The Orion Nebula thumbnail
02-Dec-2016
The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest nebulae in the sky, visible to the naked eye. It is seen as the fuzzy middle star in the sword of Orion. The nebula is 1344 light years away and is one of the closest star forming regions to Earth.