Reflection Nebula NGC 1999 in Orion

This chart shows the location of NGC 1999 in the famous constellation of Orion (The Hunter). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the position of NGC 1999 itself is highlighted with a red circle on the image.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1304b
Type:Artwork
Release date:23 January 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1304
Size:3338 x 4302 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1999, OMC
Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Distance:1500 light years
Category:Illustrations

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