M42 - Great Orion Nebula

The Great Orion Nebula in the constellation Orion.  This image is a crop of the wider view you can see here.

Location:MASP 2007, Robbins, NC
Optics:Orion 80mm ED, 600mm f/7.5
Exposure:L: 24 x 5 min, RGB: 6 x 10 min each
Camera:SBIG STL-11000M
Mount:Losmandy G11