The Orion Nebula (M42) - my first deep-sky photo - kind feedback and advice welcomed

Posted by Creeker1969
on Sunday, March 13, 2011

Hello all!!

I just bought the Orion Better imaging Bundle and this photo of M42 is my first image.

Star Shoot Deep Space Pro II, 8" Astrograph Reflector, Orion Star Shoot Autoguider

10 60 second exposures

Let me just say I was THRILLED with this for a first shot. I know the core is way over exposed so I have also uploaded a photo I messed about with in Photoshop CS (layering) by making a copy of this image and manipulating the stretch through Maxim DL, which is the software I am using with the CCD camera.

Any feedback is welcomed!!


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