1/17/2015 3:26:44 PM
NGC 1788 (aka The Foxface Nebula & LBN 916) is a reflection nebula located in Orion about 1,300 ly from Earth. It is the home of an active star forming region called Lynds 1616. Many hot young star inhabit the area.
This LRGB image is a composite of about eight hours of exposures.