McNeil's Nebula - reflection nebula
McNeil's Nebula, is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Orion .
McNeil's Nebula is magnitude 15.5* and is 1.3' x 0.95' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- McNeil's Nebula
- Parent structure
- Orion Complex
- reflection nebula
- 1.3' x 0.95'
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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