Darin E. Fields' Astrophotography Pages

Film Gallery--M42 Orion Nebula Complex

Exposure: A 35 minute stack (20 minute + 15 minute) on unhypered Royal Gold Select 200
Camera: Minolta SRT-100
Guiding: ST-4 on GEG @ f/10
Telescope: Celestron C11 @ f/6.5 using Lumicon GEG
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim/DL for stacking, Photoshop 6.0
Date: 10/20/01
View the raw, unprocessed image here
15 minute exposure of M42 with the 8" newtonian on Kodak Royal Gold Select 400. This image was manually guided using a b/w quickcam and the QCV2 software which has a crosshair function. Though not much different than manually guiding at the eyepiece, this method is a whole lot more comfortable.