M 42

M 42, "Orion Nebula" NGC 1976

Ori, 5 h 35.4m, -5 27'

M(v) 4, 66' X 60'

a false color rendition of a b&w ST-6 image.

the Orion Nebula is found in the "sword" of Orion, the Hunter. Stationary SLR camera with 35 mm lens.

A closeup of Orion's sword, showing M42.
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