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M42/M43 the Orion nebula and NGC 1977 "the Running Man"

M42/M43 the Orion nebula
RGB data: 12.14.2011
Ha data: 01.07.2012
Reflection and emission nebula
~1,344 light years distant
Ocala, FL
RGB data: Combination of 1 min and 2 min. exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 52 min
Ha data: Combination of 6 minute and 10 minute exposures stacked in DSS for a total integration time of 2 hours and 44 minutes.
PS CS5
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Atronomik 6nm Ha clip filter for Canon EOS
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Here is last years version http:/​/​coatesastrophotography.​com/​p128787716/​h1b1a296b#​h1b1a296b

M42/M43 the Orion nebula and NGC 1977 "the Running Man"