The Orion Nebula complex

Rafael Compassi
Location of photo
Presidente Lucena - Brazil
Date/Time of photo
80mm F/5 Triplet APO QHY9m Baader 36mm unmounted filters L:65x300s Ha:45x300s G, B 12x300s
The Orion Molecular Cloud Complex (or, simply, the Orion Complex) is a large group of bright nebulae, dark clouds, and young stars in the Orion constellation. The cloud is between 1 500 and 1 600 light-years away, and hundreds of light-years across.

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