NGC 2071, NGC 2067, M-78, NGC 2064

and "McNeil's Nebula"

Reflection Nebulae in Orion

NGC 2071, M-78, McNeil's Nebula, Reflection Nebulae; CCD image thru 80mm Brandon
NGC 2071 is the upper nebula in the picture. (Click here for a large color view) The newly discovered McNeil's Nebula is the small nebula near the bottom. See below for a negative image with the various nebulae identified.

This a 20 minute exposure with a Starlight Xpress MX-716 CCD camera thru Kopernik's 80mm Brandon refractor. The field of view is about a square degree with North at the top.

Negative image with objects ID'ed.

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George Normandin, KAS

April 12th, 2004