Given the level of light pollution and lack of any light pollution filter, I’m really happy with the final image. I plan on imaging the Orion Nebula once again, early in the new year. Next time will be from a dark sky location in the North York Moors with a full frame D750 and 600mm lens. Hopefully that will help me pull out much more of the dark dust in the surrounding space.
Image details: Modified Nikon D5500, Tamron-100-400mm-f4.5-6.3 @ 400mm/f6.3. Total of 3 hours 26 minutes exposure time (146 x 60 seconds plus 30 x 120 seconds) at iso 800 . Tracked with unguided AstroTrac TT320X-AG. Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker. Edited with Photoshop and Starnet++