This is not what Orion Nebula will really look like through your telescope, but it looks like this though a cameras time exposure. Pictures of Orion nebule and all other deep space objects (nebula, galaxies, and star clusters) are taken with time exposures that are able to get the faintest of details and colors. Your eyes can only see what is bright enough to stimulate the retina (the back part inside your eye). Most objects are usualy just bright enough to stimulate only the black and white vision. In brighter objects such as the Orion Nebula a little color is stimulated in the color we are most sensitive, green. Due to its brightness and because the oxygen in the nebula emits green Orion nebula will have a grayish green color. This Nebula is visable with the naked eye and can be found in the winter through Spring in the constellation of Orion.

On the left you see a Low magnification full color photograph of Orion Nebula on the right is an image showing closer to what you would see at high power through a small telescope. What you will actually see will depend on how dark your skies are (you can see this even in Los Angles, a very light polluted city), but you will not see Orion look like the image on the left.

The Orion Nebula in January around 7 - 8 PM. Orion will be visable higher and higher in the late envening sky until early May where it will set in the west. Also check all around in the neighboring constelations with binoculars and low power with a telescope.
Image (modified) from Home Planet by John Walker.

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