The bright reflection nebula M78 is located in the constellation of Orion
1600 LY from Earth.  M78 is part of the larger star forming cloud known as the
 Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, which spans several hundred light years.

February, 2007
WO ZS 105mm f/7 Apo Refractor - Baader IR Filter
Canon Digital Rebel 300D / Modified (Hap Griffin)
105 Minutes / 21x300s @ 800ASA
Manually guided on a 14" Meade LX200
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski

Messier 78

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