The image shows the surrounding of the Trapezium cluster at the center of the Orion Nebula. The strong radiation of those stars vaporizes the dense dust clouds that begin to form young stars and planetary systems. The image shows a couple of these Proplyds (marked).
Meade 16" AFC 400mm @f/10, 10Micron GM2000 mount
SBIG ST 2000 CCD camera @-15°C
LRGB 4x300s+8x30s+8x10s+6x3s/3x180s+2x60s/2x180s+2x60s/3 x180s+2x60s; RGB 2 x 2 binned
Location: Sahara Sky Hotel, Zagora, South Morocco
North is on the right side of the image