M 78 Reflection Nebula in Orion
North is up in this image .Reflection nebula NGC 2071 is upper left, M78 lower center, NGC 2067 is to the east of and across the rift from M 78 and NGC 2064 below is 2067. These nebula belong to a vast cloud of dust and gas which is centered on M42 to the south.
Taken at Cherry Springs State Park October 10th, 2015. Celestron C8 @ F7.5 QSI583wsg
Luminance 18 x 5 minutes binned 2x2
RGB 18 each@ 2 minutes binned 2x2
Aquired in Astorart, Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker, aligned in Registar and processed in Photoshop