|Object NGC 1976 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|M42, NGC1976 - nebula in the constellation Orionis|
Type: EN+RN -
The angular dimensions: 40.00'x35.0'
magnitude: V=4.0m; B=3.7m
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 5h35m17.1s; Dec= -5°23'25"
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1976: 1.6 thousand light years;
Other names of the object NGC 1976 : M 42, LBN 974, Orion nebula
Nearby objects: NGC 1974
, NGC 1975
, NGC 1977
, NGC 1978
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