Orion Nebula (M42)

The Great Orion Nebula (M42) along with it's cosmic neighbor The Running Man Nebula.

The Great Orion Nebula is located approximately 1500 light years from our solar system and can be seen in constellation Orion. This nebula makes up the bottom two "fuzzy looking stars" in the hunters sword.

Photo Details

  • Credit: Will Jackson, Kevin Bartee
  • Date Captured: Sat, 09/06/2010
  • Telescope: 110mm William Optics Refractor
  • Guide Scope: Meade 14" LX200-ACF 3556mm f/10