Messier 78

NGC 2067-68-71, LBN 938

Select for a 1600x1060px image here

Select for a 2500x1450px image here



Bright nebula
Constellation Orion
Coordinates RA:05h 46m 46s  D:+00 04' 10"
Magnitude 8,0
Size 18x18 arc min


Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N f/5
Mount Eq6-Pro
Camera Cooled Canon 50-DH at -3 C (external temperature 12 C)
Exposure 17x20 minutes, 800 ISO
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT)


Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).