Taurus Molecular Cloud

Another image from the Grandpré weekend end of February. In total 120x120s or 240′, or 6hrs of Nikon D750 ISO 800 with the EDPH 76MM F 4,5

It’s called “molecular” because these clouds have showed evidence of very complex molecules. In fact this complex is the closest stellar nursery to Earth at a distance of only 400 lightyears.

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