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M78 Reflection

M78 (NGC 2068) Reflection Nebula

This is one of the brightest reflection nebula in the sky. It is also one of the most neglected because Orion contains so many famous objects.  The nebula to the top left is NGC 2071

 Date5th January 2008
 Exposure13 x 300s
 CCD CameraST2000
 Telescope250mm F4.8 Newtonian Reflector with MPCC coma corrector
 MountLosmandy G11 Gemini
 SoftwareCCDSoft, IRIS
 Copyright John Murphy