These amateur images show the Great Orion Nebula M42 (NGC 1976) together with its smaller neighbor, de Mairan's Nebula M43 (NGC 1982).


Dr. Andjelko Glivar's image of the Orion Nebula M42 and its companion, M43, obtained through a C8, each exposed 18 minutes on Fujicolor super G plus. Click for a different but similar view (same exposure data)

  • More images from Dr. Andjelko Glivar


    CCD images of the Orion Nebula M42, including M43, taken by Tim Puckett with an Apogee AP-7 CCD camera and 12-inch Meade LX200. RGB image, exposed 30 seconds.

  • More images from Tim Puckett


    Image of M42 with M43 from Ian Wallis. This is a composite image using digital unsharp masking technique. Two 14 minute exposures were taken on Kodak EGP-400 film using a 0.25m f10 SCT operating at f6.3 from a suburban location in Perth, Western Australia.

  • More images by Ian Wallis

  • More images of M42 and M43
  • Images of the M42/43 region with NGC 1973-5-7

    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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