|M42, M43, NGC1977, NGC1981|
|Exposure||2 x 25min|
|Film||Fujichrome Provia 400|
|Telescope/Lens||Stellarvue EDT 622mm/f6,1|
|Processing||Minolta Dimage SD 4, Adobe Photoshop|
|Comments||M42/M43 is a huge system of mixed nebulosity, where star birth is taking place. NGC1977 (The Running Man Nebula, the bluish nebula above M42/M43) is a reflection nebula with some emission nebulosity in it.
At the top of the picture the open cluster NGC1981.
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