M42: The Orion Nebula

I love looking at the Orion nebula. Its always a lovely object to look at – its even better to take photos of it. I’ve not managed a properly deep image yet and the one that I’ll show you below was affected by a pretty bright Moon. The Orion Nebula (Messier 42) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion’s Belt and is a really easy binocular target.
M42
M42
The same photo with different contrast levels chosen to highlight different parts of the Nebula.

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