Month: January 2021

M 78

M 78 M 78 is a reflection nebula in the constellation of Orion and is part of a group of diffuse nebulae belonging to the Orion B molocular cloud complex which is about 1350 light years distant. Two B type stars are responsible for making the cloud of M 78 visible. There are over 40 […]

Cederblad 51

Cederblad 51 Cederblad 51 is a small reflection nebula and part of a much larger complex emission nebula Sharpless 2-264 which is known as Orion Head. The unusual shaped dark nebula at the bottom of the frame is Barnard 32. F. O. V.   40 x 40 min of arc. Telescope.   Orion Optics UK AG12. Camera.   […]