This beautiful image was submitted to us by Gordon Hansen. To "Own the Night" Gordon used his Stellarvue SVQ100. Here's what Gordon said:
"I took this image of M42 over four nights starting in from mid-November 2018 through January 3, 2019. The scope has exceeded my expectations."
Image copyright of Gordon Hansen.
Location: Backyard observatory in Woodhaven, Michigan
Telescope: Stellarvue SVQ100
Camera: Canon 6D (Huetech modified)
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Images captured with TheSkyX camera add on using CCDAutoPilot.
o34 x 300”
o13 x 180”
o9 x 30”
o14 x 10”
o8 x 10” (Trapezium still overexposed!)
Processing Software: PixInsight and Photoshop CC