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M 78

M 78 is a reflection nebula in the constellaiton Orion. M78 is actually the brightest nebula in the photo. The smaller nebula above M78 is actually NGC 2071. This nebula is about 1600 Light Years from Earth

Date: January 22, 2015
Mount: Celestron CGE
Scope Celestron C 1400
Focal Length: 3910 mm; 675 mm with HyperStar
f/1.9 with HyperStar Lens.
Camera: Nikon D5200
ISO Setting: 800
Duration: 2 minutes per shot. (18 shots total)
Stacked: Deep Sky Stacker
Distance: Approximately 1600 Light Years


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