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M 42

November 9th-10th, 1974, from 11:30 PM - 12:45 AM

Edmund 4.25" F/10 reflector. Magnification 45x.

The above sketch of the Orion Nebula was the second deep-sky sketch that I ever made.

In my observing notes I recorded: "A beautiful glowing object.". Although the nebula appeared green in color I used yellow to represent it in the sketch.