M78 (NGC 2069) a diffuse nebula in Orion.
M78, the brightest diffuse reflection nebula in the sky as seen from our perspective. It is a large cloud of dust centered on the Orion nebula M42/M43. This image includes the recently rediscovered nebula named
Right Ascension = 05:46:7 (h:m:s), Declination = 00:03
Magnitude =n/a, Size = 8.6 arc minutes, Distance 1.6 thousand light years
This image is made up (DATA TO COME).
This is a f1.95 fastar image. Sunday February 1st 2004.
to CCD images .