January 2017: Orion Nebula & the Pleiades

Well, these are easy targets. But I wanted to test my new setup with them , and the night I had free to do so the Moon didn’t allow for a much more complicated objects.

This is the Oriuon Nebula, M42. The large FOV of my setup is great for this object, as it frames the whole nebula and its surroundings.

M42 signed

This is a cropped version of it:

M42 cropped signed

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And now the Pleiades cluster, M45. Also framed pretty well. As you see the faint nebulosity is clearly captured. This is a cropped version:

pleiades cropped signat

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