Orion's Belt and Sword, with Flame and Horsehead nebulae at 300 mm f. l. 

Click image for a closer look at Orions Belt and Sword:                                                                                                            

a. Sword                                                          b. Belt
M42, The Great Orion Nebula, M43                The Horsehead Nebula, Barnard 33, IC 434
and the Running Man Nebula,                         and the Flame Nebula, NGC 2024
NGC 1973,75, and 77.                                                      

AstronomyMagazine May2001                                                                                                                               
© Stephen Pitt 2004

Left:  Fuji Provia 100F 300 mm f.l. lens @ f 2.8 cirrus cloud filter,  t=15 min                                                                                                                          
Middle:  Kodak Supra  300mm f.l. lens at f4  t= 60 min.
Right:  Fuji Provia 100F +1,.300mm f.l. lens at f4,  t=90, 30, 10, & 3 min exposures 


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