NGC 1977 The Running Man Nebula.
A reflection nebula NE of the Great Orion Nebula. Taken 9-20-09 from Pulpit Rock just before dawn. 5x5min exposures. Captured with Nebulosity, guided with PHD and post processed in PhotoShop CS2 + Noel Carboni's Astronomy Actions. WO 90mm Megrez APO and Atik 16C one-shot color CCD, Losmandy GM-8 mount.