The Heart of M42 with Canon 60Da

The is an urban image of the core of M42 taken from my driveway under light polluted skies.

Object M42 (Orion Nebula) RA 5:35:175 Dec -5:23:13
Exposure 33 minutes (100X 20 seconds)
ISO 1600
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics 200mm SkyWatcher f/5 Newtonian reflector with a Luminos 2.5 barlow for a total focal length of 2500 mm

Bedford, Nova Scotia

Processing Calibration, stacking, DDP and initial microcurves in Images Plus . Masked noise reduction , sharpening and contrast enhancement applied in Images plus 5. Image binned and cropped for web display.