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This is a picture of M78, which is a reflection nebula that is part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, which contains the famous Orion Nebula. It is about 1,600 light years away in the constellation Orion. .
November 12 - December 27, 2013
Location: Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7)
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M
Mount: AP900 GTO
Luminance: 27x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Green: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)