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Sunday, March 8, 2015
M43--De Mairan's Nebula
One the edge of M42, the Great Nebula in Orion, is M43, also known as De Mairan's Nebula. This H II region is separated from M42 by a large lane of dark dust. The image is a single capture with a MCJR Pro and 14 inch ACF. Image was taken on 3-07-2015.